A displaced family at Al-Mazrak camp in northern Yemen. (Photo: UNHCR)

The US-Made Famine in Yemen

March 22, 2017 Super User

In 2016, the U.S. admitted 84,995 refugees, but Yemen, the poorest country in the Arab world took in 117,000 new refugees and migrants in 2016, and hosts more than 255,000 refugees from Somalia. Yemen is now beginning to host the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. What's more, the country is regularly targeted by Saudi and U.S. airstrikes.

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