In The Media

Yemen’s Starving Children Should Shock us to Action like Ethiopia did

michael-buerk
Written by NY Staff

‘Dawn. And as the sun breaks through the piercing chill of night on the plain outside Korem it lights up a biblical famine, now, in the 20th century. This place, say workers here, is the closest thing to hell on earth. Thousands of wasted people are coming here for help. Many find only death . . . Fifteen thousand children here now, suffering, confused, lost. Death is all around, a child or an adult dies every 20 minutes. Korem, an insignificant town, has become a place of grief.”

These words, spoken by BBC journalist Michael Buerk in a report on…

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