Save the Children statement on reports of an airstrike on a funeral in Yemen
Save the Children UK Chief Executive, Kevin Watkins along with Director of Global Programs Fergus Drake
Health system ravaged by war has collapsed, unable to cope with contagious diseases
Children going untreated in Yemen hospitals unless parents supply own medicine.
Desperate parents are being asked to provide their own medicines to treat their malnourished babies and children, as Yemen’s hospitals run out of supplies and the health system has collapsed.
Ayman (26) was an unemployed young man from Alsouk village in Almilah district of Lahj governorate, in southern Yemen. He comes from a very poor family. Ayman was trained by Save the Children to be a Community Animal Health Worker (CAHW). He was trained on how to provide veterinary support and to treat common animal diseases. The knowledge he gained enabled him to become a well-known CAHW in his community and he started to get a better income for his family.
یقع أطفال الیمن في قلب أكثر الأزمات الإنسانیة في العالم؛ عشرة ملایین طفل بحاجة ماسة للمساعدة، وأكثر من ملیوني طفل مصابون بسوء التغذیة – والعدد في تزاید . تسببت الحرب والإنھیار الإقتصادي وفشل المجتمع الدولي في التفاعل في ھذه الأزمة.
Zuhair*, a 13 y/o Yemeni boy who was badly burnt in an airstrike in Yemen. He talks about his experience and his mother talks about the psychological impact of ...