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2 out of 3 people in Yemen are ' risk of starvation '

In Yemen, two out of 3 people don't know what to eat and where to find the next meal. Due to ongoing conflicts in the country, nearly 3 million displaced persons are suffering from clean drinking water.

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2 out of 3 people in Yemen are ' risk of starvation '

The World Food Programme (WFP) explained that 2 out of every 3 people in Yemen did not know where to find next meal.

In a written statement from WFP, hunger rates in regions where cholera was spread in 21 from 22 cities in Yemen, more than 17 million people in country, i.e. " next meal of 2 out of every 3 people knows where to find".

"Thepeople of Yemen have been very troubled by conflicts that have caused one of worst hunger crises in world for over 2 years," statement said.

In this context, Japan government is pointing to $1m in aid for food coverage, statement said, "in most affected areas of cholera, 47 thousand will be delivered to more than 130 thousands of people, including pregnant or baby-lactating mors" was expressed.

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WFP Yemen director Stephen Anderson noted that " people of Yemen are in distress that no one can conceive."

According to recent assessments, prevalence of hunger rates in areas affected by cholera has been seen to indicate that Anderson, WFP has offered food support in se regions.

  • According to World Health Organization (WHO), more than 2,000 people throughout country have lost ir lives since 27 April, when cholera epidemic occurred in Yemen. The most seen in province of Hudeyde, most death was determined in province of Hacce said.

Due to ongoing conflicts in Yemen, nearly 3 million people displaced in country are at risk of a clean drinking water shortage and inability to collect wastes almost every day.

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