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Yemen war generates widespread suffering, but few refugees

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Source: Reuters - Wed, 9 Mar 2016 06:30 GMT

Author: Reuters

  • Refugees fleeing Yemen mostly foreigners

  • Yemenis culturally reluctant to become refugees

  • Immense hardship, grinding poverty grips nation

  • No end in sight to fighting

  • Desperation could turn trickle of refugees into flood

By Alistair Lyon

March 9 (Reuters) - Amid Yemen's misery, two young women living in the war-damaged cities of Aden and Sanaa know they are among the relatively fortunate. They are not starving, their homes have not been destroyed and they have survived bombs and bullets unscathed.

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