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UN: Saudi-led coalition measures risk causing 'world's largest famine in decades' - UN on Yemen 02:11

UN: Saudi-led coalition measures risk causing 'world's largest famine in decades' - UN on Yemen

United States, New York City
November 9, 2017 at 04:04 GMT +00:00 · Published

United Nations aid chief Sir Mark Lowcock stressed that if measures implemented by the Saudi-led coalition were not lifted Yemen will have "the largest famine the world has seen in many decades," on Thursday.Lowcock reported that Saudi-led coalition measures including "closing air, sea, and land access to Yemen" introduced on Monday, millions of people were at risk of dying of famine."It will not be like the famine that cost 250,000 people their lives in Somalia in 2011. It will be the largest famine the world has seen in many decades, with millions of victims," stated Lowcock.

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United Nations aid chief Sir Mark Lowcock stressed that if measures implemented by the Saudi-led coalition were not lifted Yemen will have "the largest famine the world has seen in many decades," on Thursday.Lowcock reported that Saudi-led coalition measures including "closing air, sea, and land access to Yemen" introduced on Monday, millions of people were at risk of dying of famine."It will not be like the famine that cost 250,000 people their lives in Somalia in 2011. It will be the largest famine the world has seen in many decades, with millions of victims," stated Lowcock.

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