Worrying humanitarian situation in Hodeida, coastal areas: OCHA

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 SANAA, Nov. 13 (Saba) – Head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen (OCHA), George Khoury, expressed deep concern about high rates of malnutrition in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida governorate and neighboring coastal areas.

Khoury said Hodeida and the coastal areas were considered among the most affected areas in Yemen and were classified as disaster areas.

OCHA delegation paid a field visit last weekend to Hodeida to keep a close eye on the humanitarian situation and to consider ways to strengthen relief operations in Hodeidah and the other neighboring coastal areas.

AhM/ZaK

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