A ship carrying food aid docks at the port of the Yemeni coastal city of Hodeidah on November 26, 2017. (AFP / ABDO HYDER)
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A vessel carrying the first shipment of food aid in three weeks docked Sunday at the rebel-controlled Red Sea port of Saleef in western Yemen, a United Nations official said.Saleef port is around 70 kilometers north of the key port of Hodeida, also on the Red Sea and in rebel hands.On Sunday, a ship did dock at Hodeida, but the WFP's Etefa said it did not belong to the UN aid agency, and that it might be a "commercial" vessel.UN officials have warned that Yemen could face the world's largest famine in decades unless the crippling blockade by the coalition is lifted.The UN says more than 11 million children in war-torn Yemen are in desperate need of humanitarian aid.
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