Yemen: Killing of veteran WFP employees member ‘an unacceptable tragedy’

In a press release, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator David Gressly stated he was “shocked and deeply saddened by the appalling assault”, which occurred on Friday when unknown gunmen fired on the help employees within the city of Turbah, positioned in Taiz governorate in southwestern Yemen.

By no means a goal

Mr. Gressley stated your entire UN household and humanitarian companions within the nation are grieving the lack of Moayad Hameidi, a Jordanian nationwide and devoted humanitarian, who died in hospital shortly after the assault.

“Mr. Hameidi’s dying is certainly an unacceptable tragedy. I name on the authorities to deliver the perpetrators to justice. Humanitarian employees ought to by no means be a goal,” he stated.

Mr. Hameidi was a veteran WFP employees member, having labored for the UN company for 18 years, together with on a earlier posting in Yemen.

He had solely lately returned to the nation to imagine a brand new job as the top of WFP’s workplace in Taiz.

The Resident Coordinator conveyed his heartfelt sympathies to Mr. Hameidi’s household and mates, and wished a speedy restoration to the injured employees member.

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