Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East, is descending deeper into chaos by the hour. Humanitarian needs were massive in the country even before the political unrest and violence began to unfold in recent months.
With the upsurge in violence, there are reports of displacement and shortages of basic goods. Aid agencies continue to be hard at work in Yemen. But will they have the resources to carry out their relief missions in the short and long-term? Typically, many humanitarian operations in Yemen have been underfunded despite the fact the country has a high rate of hunger, malnutrition and poverty.
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