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Yemen Crisis: Islamic Relief in the News
23 May 2012
75% of Yemen’s population is under the age of 24 years
"Donors need to heed the lessons of the Horn of Africa and respond now before the crisis further deepens."
BBC: Wednesday 23 May
“The so-called Friends of Yemen gathering in the Saudi capital Riyadh on
Wednesday is widely expected to concentrate on shoring up security and
the fragile political transition the in the country. In their warning,
the aid agencies - CARE, International Medical Corps, Islamic Relief,
Merlin, Mercy Corps, Oxfam and Save the Children - say this focus is
preventing action to alleviate poverty and hunger.”
The Guardian: Wednesday 23 May
"The hungry of Yemen cannot wait," said Hashem Awnallah, country director of Islamic Relief Yemen. "Donors need to heed the lessons of the Horn of Africa and respond now before the crisis further deepens."