New report shows war is becoming more dangerous for children;
Save the Children calls for greater protection for children and accountability for perpetrators ahead of Munich Security Conference
The death toll from Yemen’s diphtheria outbreak is likely to rise if a Saudi-led naval blockade continues to prevent vital supplies from entering the country, Save the Children is warning.
“I USED TO LOVE WRITING BUT NOW I CAN’T EVEN HOLD A PEN”
Children in Yemen bear the brunt of an endless war
Children in the Yemeni capital Sana’a and other districts are cut off from vital help and risk being injured or killed in intense street battles and airstrikes. Save the Children is calling for an urgent ceasefire to allow aid agencies to help children in need of food and medical supplies.
15 humanitarian agencies expressed serious concern today over the Saudi Arabia-led Coalition’s decision to temporarily close all entry points to Yemen, effectively sealing the country off. The agencies demand that humanitarian operations are allowed to resume immediately and request clarity on the planned duration of the current closure and contingencies to allow humanitarian supplies to be delivered.
YEMEN HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE SITUATION REPORT- March 2017