The Guardian - Yemen's conflict brings fears of economic collapse and food shortages

Published on 26 May 2011

There is increasing concern at the prospect of an imminent humanitarian crisis in Yemen where the political situation is rapidly deteriorating, with reports over the last few days of fighting on the streets of the capital and roadblocks springing up. (..) The UK has significantly increased its aid to Yemen in its recent aid review, and last week announced more funding to agencies such as Unicef and the World Food Programme (..).

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