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UN: 20 Million Yemenis are Hungry, 250,000 Face Catastrophe

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Twenty million people in war-torn Yemen are hungry — a staggering 70 percent of the population and a 15 percent increase from last year  — and for the first time 250,000 are facing "catastrophe," the U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday.   Mark Lowcock, who recently returned from Yemen, told reporters there has been "a significant, dramatic deterioration" of the humanitarian situation in the country and "it's alarming."   He said...

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