Starving families eat boiled leaves to survive in hunger-stricken villages of Yemen

Starving families are being forced to eat cooked leaves for survival in the Aslam district, northern Yemen, as seen in footage filmed on Friday.

Despite relief efforts, the humanitarian crisis in the area is worsening. According to the Yemeni Health Ministry, in the first six months of 2018, Hajjah province, where Aslam is located, recorded 17,000 cases of severe acute malnutrition.

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