Children of Yemen

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Credit: Giles Clarke for The New York Times

Heartbreaking story by Nikolas Kristoff in the NYT: End This Shameful War. The lead picture represents Abrar Ibrahim, a 12-year-old girl in Yemen who weighs just 28 pounds.

Right now in Yemen, there are 400,000 children under the age of 5 who are severely malnourished.  War, blockades and bureaucracy are slowing aid to the starving.

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About D. Posnett MD

Emeritus Prof. of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College
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