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Minister of State meets WFP director

Minister of State meets WFP director

[22/February/2017]

SANA'A, Feb. 22 (Saba) - Minister of State Dr. Hamid al-Mazgazi met on Wednesday with Director of the World Food Programme in Yemen Stephen Anderson.

The meeting discussed the difficult humanitarian situation experienced by the republic's provinces due to the aggression and the blockade on Yemen's land, sea and air, as well as growing problem of displaced people with their food, health and social needs.

Minister of State said that millions of Yemenis in various provinces have been affected by the aggression and unjust siege. Many workers have been lost their jobs due to targeting infrastructure, farms and fishing boats.

The minister pointed out the facilities provided by the Government of National Salvation to ensure and secure access assistance from international organizations.

Stephen Anderson confirmed that the WFP is to continue to provide food aid to 6 million people in Yemen, in addition to working through the Ministry of Health to treat malnutrition, pointing out the WFP will also continue to target malnourished people in different parts of Yemen.

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