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Yemen: Food Arrives For Families Displaced By Conflict

Yemen: Food Arrives For Families Displaced By Conflict 1

Some 32 per cent of the population suffers from food insecurity and need food assistance in order to survive. Here, a man holds up a bottle of cooking oil given to him at a WFP food distribution.

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Families from the southern city of Aden have fled their homes and moved into some 48 schools around the city. Around 300 people are living in this school, where the classrooms have been turned into bedrooms shared by 15 people or more. 

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Families from the southern city of Aden have fled their homes and moved into some 48 schools around the city. Around 300 people are living in this school, where the classrooms have been turned into bedrooms shared by 15 people or more.

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Many people in southern Yemen have lost their homes and livelihoods due to the fighting, a situation which has worsened the already high levels of food insecurity.

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Many people in southern Yemen have lost their homes and livelihoods due to the fighting, a situation which has worsened the already high levels of food insecurity.

Yemen: Food Arrives For Families Displaced By Conflict

A boy sits on top of his family's food ration, consisting of a bag of flour and bottles of cooking oil. They are among over 70,000 people forced from their homes by conflict who WFP has reached with food aid since June.

Tens of thousands of people have been forced from their home in the Middle Eastern country of Yemen, where a wave of civil unrest has led to an outbreak of violence. WFP has brought food to more than 70,000 people in recent months, particularly around the southern city of Aden, where many families have taken refuge in local schools.