The challenges of rendering aid in Yemen
Dec 6, 2018

The challenges of rendering aid in Yemen

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The U.S. unemployment rate is still falling, but job growth turns out to be bit slower than expected. So are the business orders for factory goods. Plus, the civil war in Yemen is being called the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. As families brace for a potential famine, international relief organizations are finding it difficult to render aid.

Today's show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington School of Business and Selligent.

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As conflict continues in Yemen, getting aid to civilians is a challenge

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Dec 6, 2018
Relief International's country director tells us what it's like on the ground and how her organization is providing aid in a war zone.
A Yemeni child suffering from a diphtheria infection nibbles a piece of bread on a hospital bed in the capital Sana'a in October.
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The U.S. unemployment rate is still falling, but job growth turns out to be bit slower than expected. So are the business orders for factory goods. Plus, the civil war in Yemen is being called the largest humanitarian crisis in the world. As families brace for a potential famine, international relief organizations are finding it difficult to render aid.

Today’s show is sponsored by the University of Florida Warrington School of Business and Selligent.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC