U.N. says there is hope for Yemen if funds are forthcoming




 
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U.N. says there is hope for Yemen if funds are forthcoming
 
May 16th, 2013  
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U.N. says there is hope for Yemen if funds are forthcoming
By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Yemen, home to what Washington considers al Qaeda's most dangerous wing, has the chance of a bright future, the top U.N. official in the country said on Thursday, but needs help to deal with a major humanitarian crisis that threatens its stability. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the U.N. humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, also told reporters at a briefing in Geneva that poverty, unemployment and scarce water supplies meant its recovery was still precarious. "This is a situation that is full of hope," Ould Cheikh Ahmed said. "It is often quoted as an example. ...




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