U.N. delivers food for 9.5 million in Yemen last month, shy of target

FILE PHOTO: Internally displaced people gather to collect food aid from an ICRC aid distribution centre in Bajil, Yemen, December 13, 2018, 2018. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad/File Photo

GENEVA (Reuters) – The U.N. food agency delivered emergency food and vouchers for over 9.5 million people in Yemen in December, just shy of its 10 million monthly target in the famine-threatened country, a spokesman said on Tuesday. Yemen’s nearly four-year war and economic collapse have left 15.9 million people, 53 percent of the population, […]

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