Crisis in Yemen

Yemen is in the midst of a massive humanitarian crisis that only continues to deteriorate. 22.5 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, and 240,000 people have been pushed into catastrophic levels of hunger and almost 20 million – two-thirds of the population - are reliant on food aid to survive.
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Hunger and Famine Crises

This is a crisis we cannot ignore. Worsening hunger and the spread of famine are imminent, but not yet inevitable. We can still stop the spread of famine and prevent a catastrophic loss of life if we act now.
Food Crisis: More than 20 million people are at risk


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