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Feature: Yemeni children suffer malnutrition for lack of humanitarian aid amid war, blockade

"The war and blockade have doubled the suffering of people in Yemen. Everyone in Yemen, including the medical staff, is affected," said Hammoud Al-Nusiri, a pediatrician at the Al-Sabeen Hospital in Sanaa, Yemen's capital.

Working at the malnutrition ward of the hospital, Al-Nusiri treats children suffering acute malnutrition. This is one of the last few public wards specializing in malnutrition treatment in Yemen as the country's entire system of health service is on the brink of collapse.

"There's a lack of medicines and other medical supplies. We also face a shortage of diesel which provides energy for all hospital equipment," said the doctor.

The malnutrition rate among Yemeni children has soared to the highest level ever recorded.

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