Yemen ‘on Brink of Disaster’ as Medical Shortages Soar

September 02, 2015 02:32 PM
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Aid agencies warn Yemen is on the brink of humanitarian disaster - with up to half a million children facing severe malnutrition, and hospitals running out of basic medicines. There are fears Yemen's civil war could escalate as the coalition led by Saudi Arabia tries to drive back Houthi rebels, who seized control of much of the country earlier this year. Henry Ridgwell reports.