Udai Faisal, who is suffering from acute malnutrition, is hospitalized at Al-Sabeen Hospital in Sanaa, Yemen. Udai died not long after the photo was taken. Hunger has been the most horrific consequence of Yemen’s conflict and has spiraled since Saudi Arabia and its allies, backed by the U.S., launched a campaign of airstrikes and a naval blockade a year ago. (AP Photo/Maad al-Zikry, File)

Starvation & The Forgotten War: Child Malnutrition Rates Up 200% In Yemen Since 2014

‘Yemen is being slowly starved to death,’ declared a representative of the humanitarian NGO OxFam. ‘This is not by accident – it is systematic.’

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