7 million people facing starvation in Yemen.
This month Saudi Arabia tightened a stranglehold on the neighboring country of Yemen and 7 million people face starvation. Nearly a million have been infected with the bacteria which inflicts diarrhea, dehydration and sometimes death. The disease thrives in dirty water. And water treatment and sanitation have collapsed in Yemen's cities.
The UN World Food Program (WFP) Executive Director, David Beasley, definitively states in his interview: “We’re on the brink of famine. If we don't receive the monies that we need in the next few months, I would say 125,000 little girls and boys will die.”
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