UN: 92,000 People Crossed Sea to Reach Yemen Last Year

January 19, 2016 4:58 PM

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The U.N. refugee agency says more than 92,000 people made the perilous sea crossing from the Horn of Africa to Yemen last year, one of the highest annual totals of the past decade.

The Geneva-based agency says two thirds of the arrivals happened after March 2015, when the conflict in Yemen began. Most are from Ethiopia or Somalia.

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