UN food agency says Yemen is on brink of famine

The UN Food Agency says the number of people starving worldwide is on the rise again. In Yemen, it's getting particularly bad, with aid agencies warning of a possible famine.

    Warning. Some viewers may find images in this video distressing.

    The UN Food Agency says the number of people starving worldwide is on the rise again.

    After years of decline, preliminary data suggests more are going hungry because of conflicts and climate change.

    In Yemen, it's getting particularly bad, with aid agencies warning of a possible famine.

    Al Jazeera's Duncan Crawford reports.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    150 years of 'Das Kapital': How relevant is Marx today?

    150 years of 'Das Kapital': How relevant is Marx today?

    The seminal work of the 19th century economist still provides a framework for understanding contemporary capitalism.

    The shocking story of Israel's disappeared babies

    The shocking story of Israel's disappeared babies

    New information has come to light about thousands of mostly Yemeni children believed to have been abducted in the 1950s.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.