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Famine threatens Yemen, ceasefire desperately needed

The United Nations, in a report released yesterday, says a key Yemeni port has sustained severe damage, preventing food deliveries for potentially millions. This is the latest blow to strike Yemen, a country spiraling toward famine because of a civil war.

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This food is vital for Yemen’s children

When a UN World Food Programme (WFP) vessel recently docked in Aden, Yemen it came with a life-saving food item for children. The war in Yemen has placed children at risk of deadly malnutrition.

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Food for Peace reaches Aden, Yemen

The United States Food for Peace program is taking action to help war victims in Yemen. A UN-chartered ship carrying supplies from Food for Peace arrived last week in the port city of Aden.

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UNICEF gives warning on Yemen

There is more alarming news coming from war-torn Yemen. UNICEF, the children’s relief agency, says that deadly malnutrition is escalating very quickly.

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Funds urgently needed for hunger relief in Yemen

The UN World Food Programme, in a report released today, says it urgently needs donations to feed millions of starving Yemenis. The civil war in Yemen has caused food shortages in the already impoverished country.

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Take Action and Help World’s Refugees

World Refugee Day (June 20) is a call to action to help millions of innocent civilians displaced by war. The UN Refugee Agency says 59.5 million people have been forcibly displaced by conflict and persecution. We have not seen these numbers of refugees since World War II.

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Food for Peace: A Lifeline for Yemen

Yemen is suffering through a civil war, Al-Qaeda and now ISIS. But the most powerful of enemies is silent and unseen.

It is hunger. It is malnutrition, which threatens the lives of small children. Hunger and malnutrition are growing at an alarming rate throughout Yemen.

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Yemen must choose peace or famine

The latest UN update on Yemen has a clear message for the warring forces: “stop causing suffering of civilians.”

Over 1200 have been killed and 300,000 displaced by the war between the Houthi rebels and forces loyal to Yemen’s ousted President Hadi.

Yemen’s war has also given strength to a silent enemy within the country: Hunger and malnutrition.

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Massive challenge to feed the hungry in war-torn Yemen

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said today it’s feeding 105,000 displaced persons in the Yemeni city of Aden. But the UN is warning that the conflict between government forces, militants and tribal fighters is quickly escalating humanitarian needs.

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Yemen war: an update on the hunger emergency

As the civil war in Yemen escalates, so too is a hunger crisis. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) estimates that 12 million Yemenis are now living in hunger.

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