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Fighting, starvation and disease yield grim crisis in Yemen

Clip: 12/28/2018 | 9m 3s Video has closed captioning.

The United Nations calls Yemen the site of the worst humanitarian suffering in the world. Years of war have caused widespread starvation and disease; supply routes are blocked by fighting, and fuel and food prices have spiked. With the economy destroyed, many Yemenis cannot even afford transportation to the medical facilities they so desperately need. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports.

Aired: 12/28/18

Rating: NR

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