Yemeni Government, UNDP Tackle Saada Conflict

Officials of the Yemeni government and the United Nations Development Program met in Yemeni capital Sana’a March 15 to discuss a planned assessment of the situation of civilians in Saada province, where clashes between rebels and government troops have displaced close to 200,000 since 2004.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Planning and International Cooperation Abdul Kareem al-Arhabi and Pratibha Mehta, UNDP resident representative in Yemen, are aiming to survey the affected province to determine the needs of displaced villagers.

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