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Mothers with their children wait for attendance at a rural hospital which assists malnourished children in the impoverished district of Bayt al-Faqih, Yemen.<br />
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Dr Yahya Hassan, who operates the outpatient clinic, says "some of the malnutrition cases he has seen in recent weeks are the worst I have seen in the past 2 years of working at the centre".<br />
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267.000 children in Yemen are at risk of death from malnutrition already.<br />
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October 10th 2012.