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2 million children in Yemen are at risk of dying of starvation


Unicef urgently needs funds to continue its work supporting children who are in catastrophic crisis

  • The Irish Times

Yemen is a living hell for children. Five years of civil war have devastated the Middle Eastern country. Not alone do children there face the daily terror of armed conflict but the additional threats to life of extreme poverty, ill health and malnutrition.

Thousands of children have already died of starvation.

Millions more are at risk of doing so.

Sara Beysolow Nyanti, UNICEF’s Representative in Yemen, sums up the situation starkly: “Being a child in Yemen is horrific.”

“There are 12…

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