"Without international support, [the people of Yemen] may face the threat of famine in ... 2017 and I urge donors to sustain and increase their support to our collective response,” said Stephen O’Brien, UN Humanitarian Chief.
As the Friends of Yemen meeting takes place in London, aid agencies remind the world of the scale of suffering: 14.7 million people - over half of Yemen's population - need some form of humanitarian assistance.
This report is produced by the Humanitarian Country Team in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It was issued by OCHA Yemen country office. It covers the period from 31 May 2011 to 6 June 2011. The next report will be issued on or around 12 June 2011.
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