World Food Programme Begins Partial Suspension Of Food Aid To Certain Areas Of Yemen Over Alleged Diversions

Associated Press: U.N. food agency starts partial suspension of Yemen food aid
“The U.N. food agency has begun a partial suspension of food aid to areas of Yemen controlled by the rebels amid accusations they were diverting aid from the war-torn country’s hungriest people, the group said Thursday. The World Food Programme said it suspended its operations in the capital, Sanaa, which has been under Houthi control since 2014. The suspension would affect 850,000 people, it said in a statement…” (Magdy, 6/20).

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