Political unrest deepens plight of Yemen children

Published on 15 February 2012

Political turmoil has pushed Yemen, already one of the poorest countries in the Arab world, to the brink of a humanitarian crisis to rival the one that ravaged the Horn of Africa last year. (..) Many families now spend half of their monthly income on bread alone, according to the World Food Programme's Yemen-based media officer Georgia Warner. (..) The World Food Programme lists Yemen as the 11th most food-insecure country in the world.

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