Inside Story - How can world leaders end Yemen's crisis?

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The United Nations has warned millions could die in Yemen if the Saudi-led coaltion doesn't lift its blockade.

"Millions will die" - that's the stark warning from the United Nations' humanitarian chief over the crisis in Yemen. Out of sight and out of mind for most of the world; millions of children, mothers and fathers are struggling to find food.

Now the UN warns Yemen could face the largest famine the world has seen for many decades.

It's urging the Saudi-led coalition to end its devastating blockade and allow aid into the country.

So what are world leaders doing to stop this catastrophe?


Presenter: Jane Dutton


Guests:

Akshaya Kumar - Deputy UN Director, Human Rights Watch, former Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Centre.

Hussain Al Bukhaiti - Journalist and former Editor of News of Yemen website.

Helen Lackner - London Middle East Institute at SOAS University of London.

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