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UN warns Yemen conflict is leading to country’s collapse | The Washington Post

The U.N. humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that civil war is causing Yemen to spiral toward total collapse with the threat of famine increasing and over 55,000 suspected cholera cases since late April.

Stephen O’Brien told the U.N. Security Council that “Yemen now has the ignominy of being the world’s largest food security crisis.” More than 17 million people desperately need food, including 6.8 million who are “one step away from famine,” he said.

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The number of cholera cases in war-torn Yemen could climb as high as 200,000, the United Nations said Tuesday.

Read more here: United Nations: Up to 200,000 possible cholera cases in Yemen | Colorado Springs Gazette, News

 

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