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On the Brink of Starvation in Yemen. Iona Craig for RTÉ Radio 1

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Mountains loom over displaced peoples' shelters in Al-Wazia'a. Image by Ahmed al-Basha/IRIN. Yemen, 2016.

Mountains loom over displaced peoples' shelters in Al-Wazia'a. Image by Ahmed al-Basha/IRIN. Yemen, 2016.

Two years into a devastating aerial bombing campaign, plus a deeply divisive ground war, and it is Yemen's civilian population who are paying the heaviest price. More than 18.8 million Yemenis are now in need of humanitarian aid. Famine and a cholera epidemic now loom.