They’re starving. The U.N. warns that the war-torn country on the Arabian Peninsula is dangerously deprived of sustenance. World Food Program Executive Director Ertharin Cousin says Yemen’s markets cannot sustain its population, and humanitarian workers are hampered by fighting around ports and lack of funds. They “cannot wait for a political solution,” he said, referring to the conflict between Houthi rebels and government forces. Now listing it alongside emergency regions like South Sudan and Iraq, the U.N. is rallying for international support, noting that 21 million Yemenis need help right now.