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Yemenis struggle under weight of economic collapse

Janelle Dumalaon
March 28, 2017

The conflict in Yemen between a Saudi-led coalition has just recently passed the two-year-mark - but the people's misery looks set to last much longer. The formal economy has all but collapsed, around 17 million people are struggling to feed themselves, ports, roads and bridges have been destroyed. From here on, it's hard to see how the economy will recover.