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Famine Threatens Nearly Half Of War-Torn Yemen; 13M People Need Food Aid, WFP Says

Reuters: Famine threatens half of Yemen: WFP
“Nearly half of Yemen’s 22 provinces on the verge of famine as result of the war there and more than 13 million people need food aid, the U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) says…” (Al-Ansi, 3/23).

U.N. News Centre: ‘Terrible year’ in war-torn Yemen leaves majority of country’s people in need of aid — U.N.
“One year on into the conflict in Yemen, tens of thousands of Yemenis have been killed or injured, one in 10 are displaced and nearly the entire population is in urgent need of aid, the top United Nations humanitarian official in the country said…” (3/22).

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