Q&A: How women are surviving as Yemen enters its fourth year of war

CARE's Suha Basharen, a Yemeni aid worker and gender expert. Photo by: CARE / Abdulhakim

NEW YORK — Humanitarian needs continue to mount in Yemen as the Arab nation entered its fourth year of deadly civil war in March.

Another cholera outbreak is on the horizon as the country enters its rainy season, the World Health Organization and UNICEF have warned. The rapid spread of the water-borne disease infected more than 1 million people last year and killed more than 2,230.

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