(Saba)- Secretary-General of the Arab League A hmed Aboul-Gheit on Monday appealed to the international community and humanitarian organizations to immediately provide assistance and relief to Yemenis.
UN official welcomes Saudi, Emirati aid pledge for Yemen
The UN aid chief has welcomed the humanitarian pledge from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to Yemen.
The UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock said on Tuesday that he reiterates "the Secretary General's statement welcoming the generous $1 billion pledge" by both countries "to support humanitarian action in Yemen, as well as their commitment to raise an additional $500 million from other donors in the region."
Saudi Arabia and the UAE agreed with the UN that $930 million would be funded by 31 March, in contribution to the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan.