Getting that aid into Yemen continues to be a huge challenge, with one of the country’s main ports, Hodeidah, still crippled from airstrikes that damaged its huge cranes that used to offload ships.

“What that means is that many ships spend a lot of time trying to offload […] and we’ve seen reports of goods being kept on the open sea for too long and by the time they get to shore the foodstuffs have actually been spoiled,” explained Mr. McGoldrick.

The lack of food coming into Yemen is insufficient to satisfy the needs of the population, and this has led to widespread malnutrition.

Full story at Pakistan Tribe.

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