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Marib Authority, WFP discuss humanitarian situations, interventions

Monday 15 May 2023 / Marib


Local Authority of Marib governorate represented by the Deputy Governor Ali al-Fatimi held discussions today, Sunday, with the Regional Director of the World Food Program (WFP) for the Middle East and North Africa Corrine Fleischer who is visiting Marib now.


Fleischer arrived in Marib along with high-profile delegation on a work visit aims to get first-hand information about the humanitarian situations in the governorate which is hosting about 73 percent of the total Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in Yemen.


The Representative of the WFP in Yemen Richard Regan and the team of the WFP Office in Marib engaged in the discussions which covered a range of topics relating to the situations of the IDPs, the hosting community, the pressing needs of the IDPs, challenges facing the local authority and the required interventions by the WFP to help addressing the food gap in the governorate.


Al-Fatimi provided a detailed presentation about the humanitarian situations in the governorate, the local authority efforts to help the large number of the IDPs and the needed interventions by the WFP to manage the food gap in the governorate.


For her part Fleischer demonstrated understanding about the challenges facing the local authority, promising to exert more efforts along with the Representative of the WFP to continue the WFP's humanitarian interventions, diversify, better organize and deliver to the people in need.