Yemen Facing High Malnutrition Rates Among Children
New York Times: Malnutrition Hits Millions of Children in Yemen
“…Yemen is the most impoverished country in the Middle East, and among its grim distinctions is having one of the highest rates of child malnutrition in the world. Political turmoil since the 2011 uprising against former President Ali Abdullah Saleh has left an already feeble government even less able to care for its indigent citizens. Chronic challenges have become emergencies as the state’s presence in much of Yemen has started to dissolve…” (Fahim, 12/18).
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