WFP warns money running out to feed Yemen

Source: IRIN
Country: Yemen

“We are on the edge,” WFP’s country director in Yemen, Purnima Kashyap, told IRIN. “By July we will have no resources available and will not be able to deliver [food] starting in August.”

By Nasser Al-Sakkaf, IRIN contributor in Yemen

With additional reporting by Annie Slemrod, IRIN Middle East Editor

SANA’A, 12 May 2016

With ongoing violence and peace talks on fragile ground, Yemen’s population faces a new threat: the World Food Programme has warned that a funding shortfall may soon force it to halt operations in the country.

“We are on the edge,” WFP’s country director in Yemen, Purnima Kashyap, told IRIN. “By July we will have no resources available and will not be able to deliver [food] starting in August.”

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