Did UN food aid for Yemen go to the not-so-poor?

March 11, 2015 3:43 PM

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Did UN food aid for Yemen go to the not-so-poor?

FILE - In a Sept. 3, 2012 file photo, former Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh speaks during a ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of his General People's Congress party (GPC) establishment in Sanaa, Yemen. U.N. experts said in a report circulated Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, that Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh is alleged to have amassed assets worth between $32 billion and $60 billion, most believed to have been transferred abroad under other names. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

The United Nations World Food Program has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on food aid intended for the most desperately poor people in Yemen -- but included not just impoverished households, but also some that “belonged to the wealthiest” categories on a national social welfare scale, accordi...

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