Yemen: After months of unrest, country reaches breaking point

Published on 19 September 2011

Families in parts of Yemen are in dire need of assistance as crippling food prices and fuel shortages drive them to breaking point, according to a new report released today by the international aid agency, Oxfam. (..) The World Food Programme is also facing a shortfall of nearly $60m, around a third of its overall annual budget in the country leaving hundreds of thousands of vulnerable people without the support they need.

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