UK aid agencies launch appeal for 7 million starving in Yemen

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From ITV Reports:

“A group of leading British aid organisations will come together on Tuesday to launch an appeal for Yemen where seven million people are on the brink of starvation after 20 months of a bitter civil war.

The Disasters Emergency Committee, whose members include Oxfam, the British Red Cross and Islamic Relief, believes conditions in Yemen are now so extreme that a massive coordinated aid effort is needed.

In peacetime Yemen imported ninety per cent of it’s food, now after months of blockade and aerial bombardment half the population quite literally do not know where their next meal is coming from.”

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