World Food Program cuts food aid to Yemen

World Food Program cuts food aid to Yemen

Abdullatif Al-Washali
Press TV, Sana’a

As millions of Yemenis face the threat of drowning into a famine due to the ongoing Saudi-led war on the country, the World Food Program says it will reduce its food rations to eight million people in Yemen starting next month due to a lack of funding.

The United Nations warned that the shortage of funds will hamper the assistance it provides to 13 million Yemenis including thousands of children suffering from acute malnutrition.

Since the beginning of the Saudi-led war on Yemen in 2015, millions of Yemenis have been depending on humanitarian assistance to survive. The United Nations describes Yemen as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

Observers say the lives of millions of Yemenis remain in danger unless the international community takes real measures to pressure Saudi Arabia to lift the siege it imposes on Yemen.

Despite ongoing humanitarian assistance the world body says…

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