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More Than Half Of Yemen’s Population Facing ‘Emergency’ Food Insecurity, Report Says

U.N. News Centre: More than half of Yemen’s population now food insecure — U.N.
“Vast swathes of war-torn Yemen — 19 out of 22 governorates — are facing severe food insecurity, and the situation within affected areas is likely to deteriorate if conflict persists, according to a new assessment by the United Nations and partners…” (6/21).

VOA News: Amid War, Yemenis Face Dire Food Insecurity
“…The latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) shows that 19 or 22 governorates of Yemen face severe food insecurity, and that over half of the country’s population faces ’emergency’ levels, the fourth level on a five-tier system of food insecurity classification…” (Sarai, 6/21).

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