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# humanitarian disaster
Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?
Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.
# humanitarian disaster
17 million in Yemen need food - now hospitals and water pumps will run out of fuel in three weeks
The country is under a Saudi blockade.
# Explainer
A city on the brink of destruction: Can anything save Aleppo?
Once the second city of Syria, much of Aleppo has been destroyed by four years of non-stop fighting.
# Earthquake
"We were sitting in the car when it started to shake...it was sheer pandemonium"
Speaking to TheJournal.ie, an Oxfam aid worker on the ground described the consequences of yesterday’s earthquake.