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15 Nov 2017

Seven million Yemenis on brink of famine

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Fifty thousand children expected to die by the end of this year from starvation and disease, seven million people on the brink of famine, the world’s worst cholera epidemic ever. The state of Yemen today. All of it made even worse by Saudi Arabia’s blockade, which is stopping aid agencies from getting vital relief supplies into the country. We should warn you: there is very distressing material right from the start of this report.