World Food Day is celebrated on October 16, but in Yemen people are eating leaves just to survive.
Yemenis inspect the damage caused by a Saudi-led air strike on a cholera treatment centre supported by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in the Abs region of Yemen on 11 June 2018.
WAR has pushed Yemen to the brink of the worst starvation the world will have seen in decades, the United Nations has warned.
Third, the implementation of measures that will rapidly revive Yemen's economy and allow the free flow of civilian imports and humanitarian aid into and across Yemen.
Between 12 and 13 million lives will be threatened by hunger over the next three months under a blockade led by Saudi Arabia which the United Nations views as a potential war crime.
This means the United Nations agency will need more funding, Verhoosel told AFP, pointing out that "the more people (who need help), the more money is needed".
By late 2017, 8.4 million Yemenis faced severe food insecurity.
"Due to the highly volatile security situation in Hodeidah city, WFP does not have access to its 51,000 tons of wheat stocks at the critical Red Sea Mills facility, which is sufficient to feed 3.7 million of the hungriest people in northern and central Yemen for one month", Anderson said.
WFP's Anderson told CNN that conflict around Hodeidah is now blocking the aid group's access to wheat stocks there.
The agency has also begun using the port of Salalah in Oman as a supplementary route, he said.
"We need an end to the fighting", he said.
At least 15 civilians were reported killed and 20 others injured when the minibuses they were travelling in were struck in Jabal Ras district in Yemen's western Hudaydah governorate, on Saturday.