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Famine Threatening Yemen, U.N. Humanitarian Chief Warns

The Guardian: Deadly Yemen famine could strike at any time, warns U.N. boss
“A famine inflicting ‘huge loss of life’ could strike at any time in Yemen, as food prices soar and the battle rages over the country’s main port, the U.N. humanitarian chief, Mark Lowcock, has warned. Lowcock said that by the time an imminent famine is confirmed, it would be too late to stop it…” (Borger, 9/24).

Additional coverage of this story is available from Agence France-Presse and U.N. News.

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