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world news: Planes carrying vaccines and aid arrived Saturday in war-torn Yemen.

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Basically required guide arrived Saturday in war-torn Yemen, a portion of the primary such guide to land since Saudi Arabia imposed on the country in early november.
 Passenger planes carrying aid workers and around 1.9 million vaccine doses -- enough for 600,000 children -- landed in Sanaa, United Nations World Food Program (WFP) spokeswoman Abeer Etefa said. Three types of vaccines were sent to protect against at least eight deadly diseases, including whooping cough, tetanus, tuberculosis, diphtheria, pneumonia and meningitis.
    A WFP ship carrying wheat flour that had been waiting off the Yemeni coast since November 11 also was expected to arrive Saturday at the Port of Hodeida, she said.
    "To feed the 7 million people suffering severe famine, we need this kind of access on a regular basis, as we had before November 5," Etefa said. "We are hoping that commercial ships carrying food will also be allowed access to Yemen's ports soon, as the country imports 90% of its food and this is the only way to end the famine."
    A plane carrying eight aid workers with the International Committee of the Red Cross also landed Saturday in Sanaa, a spokeswoman said.
    "Today is a very good day, and we are very pleased," Iolanda Jacquemet said. "But there will be no relief for the 27 million people of Yemen until commercial goods are allowed in the country.
    world news: Planes carrying vaccines and  aid arrived Saturday in war-torn Yemen.
    Planes carrying aid arrived Saturday in war-torn Yemen.
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