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First pledging conference for Yemen “remarkable success”: UN chief

25 April 2017 – United Nations Radio

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The first ever pledging conference to try and prevent Yemen’s humanitarian crisis from sliding into famine, was hailed a “remarkable success” by the UN chief on Tuesday.

António Guterres said that the generosity and solidarity of contributors meant that US$1.1 billion had been promised, to help nearly 19 million in need throughout the country.

Matthew Wells reports.