War, famine and cholera: Is no one able to help Yemen?


Al Jazeera English

Published on Jul 13, 2017

The war in Yemen has been called The Perfect Storm.

The Arab world’s poorest country is on the brink of famine and struggling with the world’s worst outbreak of cholera.

The UN says it cannot send in life-saving vaccines because of the ongoing violence.

So is Yemen heading for a catastrophe? And are calls for help falling on deaf ears?

Presenter: Richelle Carey

Guests:

Hussain al-Bukhaiti – Houthi spokesman

Mohammed Jumeh – Writer, columnist and editor of Al Quds Al Arabi newspaper

Sherin Varkey – UNICEF representative in Yemen

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