Understanding the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen
Learn about the rapidly worsening humanitarian crisis in Yemen, the roots of the crisis, and alternatives to conflict. The brief film “Starving Yemen” will also be screened.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
205 W. Monroe Street, Suite 500, Chicago
Join us as we host Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, as she calls for a humane response to the deadly tragedy facing Yemeni civilians whose country, ravaged by civil war and regularly targeted with Saudi and U.S. airstrikes, is now on the brink of famine.
UNICEF estimates that more than 460,000 children in Yemen face severe malnutrition, while 3.3 million children and pregnant or lactating women suffer acute malnutrition.
Kathy Kelly is well known in activist circles for her passionate work in support of peace. For more info about her work, visit www.vcnv.org.
Please RSVP by April 26 to JoAnne Harbert Bhati at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 312-641-5151, ext.116.
This event is free and open to the public.