UNHCR: No funds to support 25,000 families in Yemen

On Tuesday, a spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in a briefing called that in Yemen approximately 25,000 families due to shortage of funding which is not being received will face a tough time by getting no aid as of next month.

UNHCR Global Spokesperson, Shabia Mantoo, stressed the need to stop the war in Yemen, noting that lack of funding would stop the humanitarian programs in the war-torn country which is experiencing the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.

Shabia Mntoo who is UNHCR Global Spokesperson declared the immediate need of war end in Yemen which could result the country to go through a worst experience of remorse. She stressed that lack of funding would expose a bad result by stopping the humanitarian programs in the war-torn country which is already experiencing the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. She further sought international cooperation to provide help to the nationals of Yemen.

This long-running war in the country has resulted nearly 80 per cent of population in dire need of humanitarian assistance while millions in Yemen has been pushed to the verge of starvation due to no funding.

The UNHCR issued alertness last year calling for $89.4 million urgent need in order to run the programs incessant in a country like war-torn as Yemen, acknowledging that aid to a million displaced persons and refugees in Yemen might be interrupted due to lack of funding.

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