25 June 2015. The UN special envoy for Yemen has warned that the nation is "one step" from famine, as he called for a humanitarian ceasefire during Ramadan as the first step towards a more sustainable truce. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said after briefing the UN Security Council that 21 million people were in need of humanitarian assistance compared with seven million two years ago.

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