Saudi Arabia and its allies tightened a longstanding blockade of Yemen's land, sea and air borders a week ago in response to a missile fired by the Iran-backed Huthis that was intercepted near Riyadh global airport.
The Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen shut down the country's land, sea and air borders a week ago in response to a missile attack by the Iran-backed Houthis that was intercepted near Riyadh.
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Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from Djibouti.
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"We have some 21 million people needing assistance and seven million of those are in famine-like conditions and rely completely on food aid", United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Yemen Jamie McGoldrick said.
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"We have some 21 million people needing assistance and seven million of those are in famine-like conditions and rely completely on food aid", he said.
"The continued closure by the Saudi-led coalition of critical seaports and airports is aggravating an already dire humanitarian situation". But, said McGoldrick, the blockade puts that progress in jeopardy.
"The humanitarian impact of what is happening here right now is unimaginable", Mr. McGoldrick told reporters. Humanitarian agencies have been making gains in fighting starvation as well as the deadly cholera outbreak that has killed over 2,200 and made almost 1 million people ill. "This import blockage will reverse those gains and leave millions of people in a very precarious situation as we move ahead".
Jamie McGoldrick said the north of the country had 20 days' stocks of diesel, which were crucial for pumping water and fighting a huge cholera outbreak, and 10 days' stocks of gasoline, with no prospect of resupply soon.
Earlier this month, the Saudi-led coalition closed access to Yemeni ports following a ballistic missile attack toward Riyadh by Houthi rebels.