Yemen

Humanitarian crisis

Print edition : December 21, 2018

A Yemeni mother holding her five-year-old son, who suffers from severe malnutrition and weighs 5 kg, at a treatment clinic in Khokha district in the western province of Hudaydah on November 22. Photo: AFP

A truck carrying a wounded Yemeni fighter, south of the port city of Hudaydah on October 6. Photo: the new york times

Martin Griffiths, U.N. envoy to Yemen, speaks to the media during a visit to the Red Sea port of Hudaydah on November 23. Photo: ABDULJABBAR ZEYAD/ REUTERS

Abdel Malek al-Houthi, head of the Higher Revolutionary Committee. Photo: AFP

The Houthi rebels agree to peace talks with the Saudi Arabia-led coalition, but the continued siege of the Hudaydah port puts Yemen in imminent danger of a famine-like situation.
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