US envoy to Yemen calls on organizations to pump more aid

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Aden, NewsYemen:

 The US Special Envoy for Yemen, Timothy Lenderking, called on relief organizations to pump more humanitarian aid towards the city of Marib.

During a meeting with the head of the US Agency for International Development, Samantha Power, the US envoy urged additional funding for humanitarian aid in Marib.

In a brief statement, the State Department's Office of Near Eastern Affairs said that King discussed with Power the need for more donors to provide additional humanitarian funding to address the growing crisis in Marib province, where fighting has been raging since the beginning of the new year.

The statement indicated that the meeting also discussed ensuring the free flow of fuel to all parts of Yemen, and ways to overcome obstacles to life-saving humanitarian assistance in the country.