Crisis Deepens In Yemen As Millions Face Famine And Cholera06:10
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A Yemeni father carries his child, suspected of being infected with cholera, as he waits to be seen at a hospital in the Yemeni coastal city of Hodeidah on Nov. 5, 2017. (Abdo Hyder/AFP/Getty Images)
A Yemeni father carries his child, suspected of being infected with cholera, as he waits to be seen at a hospital in the Yemeni coastal city of Hodeidah on Nov. 5, 2017. (Abdo Hyder/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Saudi-led blockade of Yemen has exacerbated a humanitarian crisis that aid groups say is among the worst the world has seen in decades. The number of Yemenis needing aid rose to 20 million this year, or more than two-thirds of the population, according to the World Food Program.

Rasha Muhrez (@RashaMuhrez) of the aid group Save the Children International gives Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson a view from the front lines of the humanitarian relief effort in Yemen.

A gas station in Yemen. Now in its 11th day, the blockade on almost all of Yemen’s seaports, airports and land crossings prevents the entry of food, fuel, medicines and supplies, exposing millions of people to disease, starvation and death. (Courtesy CARE)
A gas station in Yemen. Now in its 11th day, the blockade on almost all of Yemen’s seaports, airports and land crossings prevents the entry of food, fuel, medicines and supplies, exposing millions of people to disease, starvation and death. (Courtesy CARE)

This segment aired on November 16, 2017.

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