CAIRO – The top of the U.N.’s World Meals Program says progress has been made in Yemen, months after he accused Houthi rebels of stealing meals from the hungry by diverting support.
David Beasley, the chief director of the WFP, however instructed The Related Press in Cairo on Thursday that Yemen is “removed from being out of the deep, darkish abyss.”
Because the WFP is scaling up its operations in Yemen, protecting virtually 10 million folks described as “severely meals insecure,” the company has been sending particular groups to observe support supply.
In December, the WFP threatened to droop some support shipments if the Houthis didn’t examine and cease theft and fraud in meals distribution.
The Iran-backed Houthis have been at conflict with a Saudi-led coalition for 4 years.