U.N. Food Agencies Warn Additional Aid Needed To Prevent ‘Humanitarian Disaster’ In Yemen

IRIN: WFP warns money running out to feed Yemen
“With ongoing violence and peace talks on fragile ground, Yemen’s population faces a new threat: the World Food Programme has warned that a funding shortfall may soon force it to halt operations in the country…” (Al-Sakkof/Slemrod, 5/12).

U.N. News Centre: Yemen’s food situation on verge of ‘humanitarian disaster’ — U.N.
“The food security and nutrition situation in Yemen will turn into a humanitarian disaster unless urgent funding is accessible for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to deliver timely aid in the April/May cereal and vegetable planting season and the summer fishing season, and vaccinate livestock before winter, the United Nations agency has warned…” (5/12).

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