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20 million people in Yemen are hungry: UN official

The United Nations’ Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock recently stated that “20 million Yemenis are hungry,” CBS News reported. Speaking after having traveled to the country, Lowcock said that there has been a “dramatic deterioration” of the situation in Yemen, and that compared to 2017, 15% more of Yemen’s…

164% rise in civilian deaths in Yemen in last four months: ACLED

According to data compiled by the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data project (ACLED), civilian deaths in Yemen have risen significantly since the Saudi-led coalition mounted a campaign in June 2018 to capture the port city of Hodeidah, the Guardian reported. ACLED data indicates that civilian deaths have risen by 164% in the four months…

Five million children in Yemen at risk of famine: Save the Children

International NGO Save the Children has cautioned that five million children in Yemen are under threat due to potential famine, CNN reported. According to UAE state media, on Tuesday, September 18, the Saudi-led coalition mounted a campaign to retake the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, that is held by the Houthi rebels. According to Save…

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