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UN warns Yemen sliding further into humanitarian crisis

This picture shows Yemeni children filling filthy water containers among water shortage.

Mohammed al-Attab
Press TV, Sana'a

The UN humanitarian coordinator for Yemen has warned that the Saudi blockade of its southern neighbor is coming at a great cost to civilians. Jamie McGoldrick says some 17,000,000 Yemenis cannot adequately feed themselves and are forced to skip meals; a fact that stunts the growth of children and impairs their ability to learn.

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