DUBAI, UAE, May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- HSA Group - Yemen's largest company and the country's leading wheat importer - has issued a stark warning that time is running out to avert a potentially catastrophic famine from spreading across Yemen, as a result of unprecedented disruption to global wheat supplies generated by the fallout from the conflict in Ukraine.
- Without urgent action, the latest developments have the potential to push Yemen's ongoing food security crisis to the point of no return.
- Global wheat prices have recently reached a 14-year high, which is already having massive consequences for suppliers and manufacturers across the world.
- Yemen is facing the prospect of food affordability and global supply chain challenges on a scale not seen before.
- Yemen is suffering a grave food security crisis and the threat of extreme hunger and life-threatening malnutrition in Yemen has deteriorated further this year.