UN: Give Yemen Aid Attention

Internal security issues have pushed 250,000 Yemenis out of their home, with food aid threatening to run short soon, but international donors have yet to respond to the situation, United Nations relief coordinator John Holmes has lamented. The U.N. appealed for USD177 million worth of aid in 2010 but only gathered 0.4 percent of the amount, Reuters reports.

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