Aid Organizations Discuss Food, Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen, Response Efforts
International Rescue Committee: New nutrition analysis confirms children are being starved in Yemen
“A new integrated food security and classification (IPC) report shows that 240,000 Yemeni civilians are living in famine condition and 9.8 million are on the brink of famine, a shocking increase of 42 percent … since 2017. About two million children under the age of five are severely malnourished in Houthi-controlled areas, and as many as 400,000 children could starve if assistance cannot be distributed to them…” (12/6).
Oxfam America: Struggle to survive near-famine conditions in Yemen
This post discusses the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, including the threat of malnutrition and cholera, and provides an overview of Oxfam America’s response, including WASH efforts, job training, and advocating for peace (12/6).