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WFP, Save The Children Warn Of Famine, Threats To Children’s Lives In Yemen

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Lives of hundreds of thousands of Yemeni children hang in balance — charity
“Hundreds of thousands of Yemeni children could die if renewed attacks damage or temporarily close the key port of Hodeidah, Save the Children said on Wednesday, after heavy fighting in the area resumed…” (Kanso, 9/18).

U.N. News: Yemen: ‘Time is running out’ to head off devastating famine, warns U.N. food agency chief
“As conflict continues to rage in Yemen, leading to widespread economic hardship and a rampant inflation, the World Food Programme (WFP) is sounding the alarm over soaring food prices that are affecting millions of Yemenis. ‘My primary concern is the innocent children, women, and men of Yemen, and I urge all parties to end the fighting and support efforts to build peace,’ said David Beasley, WFP executive director, in a statement on Wednesday…” (9/19).

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