’I could count the ribs on her chest’: Yemeni refugees starving

Many refugees who fled to Djibouti are facing a severe war with lack of basic needs and humanitarian aid.

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    WARNING: You may find some images in his report disturbing.

    The UN is warning that millions of Yemenis are at risk of famine.

    The UAE has promised to help create a humanitarian corridor between Saana and Hodeidah. But aid is arriving too late for many of Yemen's most vulnerable as malnutrition and disease continue to claim lives in the war-torn nation and among its refugees.

    Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports from neighbouring Djibouti, where starving families are struggling to get to the few clinics available.


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