Yemen conflict could push millions more to brink of famine: U.N.

An eight-year-old malnourished boy lies on a bed in the emergency ward of a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen September 27, 2016. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/Files

GENEVA (Reuters) – The number of Yemenis on the brink of famine could rise to 12 million – or two in five of the population – from around 8.5 million in coming months due to escalating war and a deepening economic crisis, the United Nations food agency said on Monday. Yemen has been torn apart […]

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