Millions of Yemenis face food insecurity amidst escalating conflict

Photo: OCHA/Eman al Awami (file)

As the conflict escalates in Yemen almost 11 million people are said to be severely food insecure and millions more are at risk of not meeting their basic food needs.

This is according to the latest food security assessment released by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

The report also indicates that more than half of Yemen's 26 million people are in need of humanitarian aid and are without access to safe water.

On the line from Lebanon, Salah El Hajj Hassan FAO's representative in Yemen spoke about the current situation with Sandra Ferrari.

Duration: 3'47"

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