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The Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen

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The aid organization Oxfam says that millions of people in Yemen are at risk of starvation. The country’s eighteen-month long war and Houthi coup have forced more than three million people from their homes and left millions without access to basic aid.

There are many factions fighting in Yemen but the main fight is between the forces loyal to President Hadi and those allied with the Houthi rebels. Scott Paul, senior humanitarian policy advisor for Oxfam America, has recently returned from Yemen and joins us to talk about the conflict and its impact on the population.

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