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About 1.5M Children Malnourished, 370K Face Severe Malnutrition In War-Torn Yemen, U.N. Agencies Say

Thomson Reuters Foundation: More than one million children starve as Yemen war rages: U.N. agencies
“Around 1.5 million children in Yemen are malnourished and half the population lives in hunger, United Nations aid agencies said on Friday, three days after pictures of an emaciated Yemeni teenager sparked headlines around the world. Yemen’s 18-month war has left 370,000 children at risk of severe malnutrition — a condition which needs urgent treatment to prevent a child from dying — the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF said at a press briefing in Geneva on Friday…” (Taylor, 10/28).

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