Aid Agencies At U.N. Call For Sustained Efforts In Yemen To Prevent Famine; Saudi-Led Coalition Agrees To Open Humanitarian Corridors

Agence France-Presse: Coalition says to open humanitarian corridors from Yemen’s Hodeida
“A Saudi-led military alliance fighting in Yemen said Monday it would open humanitarian corridors between two key rebel strongholds — the Red Sea city of Hodeida and the capital Sanaa — in coordination with the U.N…” (9/24).

U.N. News: Yemen: amid major roadblocks, an ‘unprecedented’ response to an unprecedented tragedy
“Despite continuing challenges in Yemen, the United Nations and partners have provided a robust humanitarian response to the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, thanks to major donor support. However, as the situation continues to worsen for civilians across the country, aid agencies warned on Monday that international aid efforts must be sustained to avoid a major catastrophe and called for a political end to the conflict…” (9/24).

Additional coverage of Yemen’s humanitarian crisis and efforts to distribute aid is available from the Associated Press, Devex, and U.N. News.

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