Yemen’s war-damaged Hodeidah port struggles to bring in vital supplies

By Mohammed Ghobari

With its dockside machinery destroyed in an air strike at the beginning of Yemen’s 20-month-old war, the major Red Sea port of Hodeidah is struggling to unload food and fuel needed ever more urgently by a population riven with hunger and disease.

Controlled by the Iran-aligned Houthi group, Hodeidah was the entry point for what port officials say was 70 percent of the Yemen’s food imports as well as humanitarian aid. Food deliveries have been cut by more than half, they say.

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Source: reuters.com

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