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Funding crunch exacerbates Yemen ‘catastrophe’

Deaths through famine and lack of medical attention in the country are being aggravated as UN Refugee Agency relief operations are just one per cent funded.

Zahrah, a widow and mother of eight displaced by war, sits in a makeshift shelter in Sana’a, Yemen.  © UNHCR/Mohammed Hamoud

Zahrah, a widow and mother of eight displaced by war, sits in a makeshift shelter in Sana’a, Yemen. © UNHCR/Mohammed Hamoud