Rising prices push Yemen's poor to the brink

Many Yemenis go hungry as political turmoil and violence increase the cost of basic commodities.

    Yemen is facing serious economic problems which have been exacerbated by ten months of anti-government protests and fighting.

    The country was deeply impoverished even before the latest unrest and with rising prices of food, gas and water, the poor are getting increasingly desperate.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson reports from the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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