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UN humanitarian chief warns of ‘unimaginable humanitarian consequences’ as Houthi rebels advance in Yemen’s Marib

The United Nations’ humanitarian chief was ‘very alarmed’ by the Houthi rebels advance on the Yemeni government’s last northern stronghold. Mark Lowcock, the UN undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, tweeted on Tuesday that an assault on Marib would endanger two million civilians and could cause hundreds of thousands to flee the city, which would have “unimaginable […]