Interviews: cuts to Yemen aid will cost lives

7 March 2021 | Danny Sriskandarajah | Tags: ,,,,

I spoke to Sky, ITV News and other broadcasters about the devastating consequences of the UK government’s decision to halve direct aid spending to Yemen, a country where two thirds of the population are reliant on food aid to survive. Yemen desperately needs a ramping up not a reduction in aid. The UK Government’s decision is especially callous, coming just weeks after its announcement of £1.36 billion in new arms licences to Saudi Arabia. Watch here.