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Response rate to IDPs' needs in Marib less than 30%

Tuesday 16 April 2019 / Marib


The Director General of Social Affairs and Labor Office in Marib Hassan Al-Shabwani said that the response rate from international and humanitarian organizations is less than 30% of the needs of internally displaced people in the governorate.


Al-Shabwani added that international organizations say there are 148,000 displaced families in Marib governorate. However, 70% of the needs of these families are not covered, mainly access to water , sanitation, education, protection and psychological support.


Marib’s Girls Foundation held last Thursday a workshop in collaboration with Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies and the Oxford Research Group on identifying the needs of IDPs in Marib, as part of a project to explore local peace opportunities