Guterres launches personal appeal for Yemen

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres (right) at a meeting with Ahmed Obaid Mubarek Bin-Dagher, Prime Minister of Yemen, in Geneva. Photo: UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré

Two-thirds of the Yemeni population are in need of emergency support and now is the time to help them, said UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Tuesday, addressing a pledging conference in Geneva.

Mr Guterres said that the conflict between forces loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and Houthi rebels had created the world's biggest hunger crisis and was "starving and crippling an entire generation".

Daniel Johnson has more.

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