Near-famine, civil conflict and COVID leave Yemen in devastating humanitarian crisis


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(NPR)It's a story we've told and we've heard repeatedly over nearly seven years. There's a humanitarian crisis in Yemen. It persists, and it's deepening. Right now 5 million people are on the brink of starvation as war continues to ravage the poorest country in the Middle East. The Saudi-led war with the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen has led to widespread food scarcity, all made even worse by the global pandemic.

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Published: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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