According to Pennsylvania Senator Robert Casey, “we must be prepared to address a rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crisis” in Yemen. Chairing a Senate hearing last week Casey emphasized, “The U.S. needs to send a message of clear solidarity with the Yemeni people, that we are concerned for their well-being and the prospects for their future.”
Meanwhile, humanitarian resources remain severely lacking within Yemen, with children particularly vulnerable. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), as well as UNICEF, lack adequate funding to carry out hunger relief missions which would help stabilize the country.
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