More than 53% of Yemen’s population facing severe acute food insecurity




Saudi-led war on Yemen has left 15.9 million people, 53 percent of the population, facing “severe acute food insecurity” and famine was a danger if immediate action was not taken, UN reported.

The report was published when the UN gathered the warring parties for peace talks, as it took place for the first time in two years after the war had been broken out. Humanitarian groups say peace is the only way of ending the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, the source noted.

While Saudi aggression was the main cause of the hunger crisis, it was aggravated by extremely high food prices, a liquidity crisis, disrupted livelihoods, and high levels of unemployment, the report said, adding food aid was not enough to bridge the gap.

According to the UN reports, several provinces of Yemen, with almost one million people’s population, face crisis and are deprived of humanitarian aid. At the same time, 13 provinces are on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe.

Over 18,000 missile attacks on markets, hospitals and cultural centers by Riyadh and coalition partners UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Senegal and Sudan, the borders between the two belligerents remain largely unchanged.

As the Saudi-led aggression disrupts supplies of food and other necessary items, including medical equipment, through the sea, land and air blockade.

اعلان الزكاة