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Yemen.....off the radar

Whilst the media concentrates on reporting on Syria, another tragedy has befallen the people of Yemen.

As reported by AlJazeera, UNICEF has issued a report detailing the plight of the Yemenese, especially its children.

"More than 400,000 children are at risk of starvation in Yemen, with nearly 2.2 million in need of urgent care, according to the UN children's agency UNICEF.

New figures indicate that hunger among children has reached an "all-time high", with at least 462,000 suffering from severe acute malnutrition - a drastic increase of about 200 percent since 2014.

In a report published on Monday, UNICEF said at least one child dies every 10 minutes because of malnutrition, diarrhoea and respiratory-tract infections."

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