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COVID-19 compounds economic crises in Yemen, Jordan, Palestine

Recent reports signal conditions going from bad to worse.
A man wearing a protective mask buys corn from a street vendor at a market amid novel coronavirus spread concerns in the old quarter of Sanaa, Yemen June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah - RC241H9PGGBD

UN: Yemen 'hanging by a thread'

A conference this week of government donors to Yemen fell short of what’s needed to address what UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called the “world’s largest humanitarian crisis" despite Saudi Arabia kicking in $500 million.

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