The United Nations announced on Wednesday that it is being forced to close down several humanitarian programs in Yemen because money pledged by the Member States to pay for them has “failed to materialize”.
Of the 34 major UN humanitarian programs in Yemen, only three are funded for the entire year. Several have closed in recent weeks, and many large-scale projects designed to help destitute, hungry families have been unable to start.
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