People displaced by the war in Yemen's west coast areas rest outside their tent at a camp near Aden, Yemen May 27, 2018. REUTERS/Fawaz Salman
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The U.N. agency for children said Monday that it has distributed cash to nearly 1.5 million families in war-battered Yemen to help avert the risk of famine.The emergency payout, part of a $200 million World Bank-funded program, comes in the fourth year of a civil war that has killed more than 10,000 people, displaced more than 3 million and crippled the country's infrastructure.The U.N. considers Yemen to be the world's worst humanitarian crisis, with more than 22.2 million people in need of assistance. The United Nations aid chief last week called on the coalition which controls Yemen's ports to expedite imports of vital food and fuel supplies, warning that a further 10 million Yemenis could face starvation by year-end.
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