Yemeni labourers unload the conent of an Emirati ship carrying 1,200 tonnes of food supply, in the port of Aden on May 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / SALEH OBEIDI
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A trickle of aid, medicine and commercial food cargoes is reaching Yemen yet the process remains slow as more ships await clearance to discharge at ports and logistical chains buckle due to fuel shortages and war.In recent days over 130,000 tons of wheat has reached Yemen in commercial ships as well as other supplies including sugar and fuel, partly helped by a five-day truce which expired last Sunday.The World Food Program will deliver the cargo of Iranian aid to Yemen once the ship carrying it reaches Djibouti's port, the U.N. agency said Friday.Eight ships were waiting in open waters outside the Yemeni Red Sea ports of Hudaida and Salif, including vessels carrying wheat, corn, sugar and fuel, Reuters ship tracking data showed Friday.
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