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Wednesday 15 November 2017

YEMEN: Hunger & disease could kill at least 50,000 children this year, more if the aid blockade continues

SANA’A, YEMEN (November 15, 2017)— Extreme hunger and disease are killing an estimated 130 children in Yemen every day. A continuing blockade by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition on the country’s northern ports of entry is likely to increase the death toll further, past the projected 50,000 children expected to die this year.(1)

Wednesday 8 November 2017

INGO joint statement on closure of Yemen’s air, sea and land ports

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.

Monday 16 October 2017

YEMEN: Cholera outbreak now largest and fastest on record, 600,000 children infected by Christmas

Yemen’s cholera outbreak will reach more than a million cases by Christmas at current rates, including at least 600,000 children, Save the Children is warning.

Monday 11 September 2017

Alarming cholera spike in Yemen coastal region

An outbreak of cholera has spiked dramatically in several areas of Yemen, including its largest governorate of Hodeidah, Save the Children is warning.

Wednesday 2 August 2017

YEMEN: One million malnourished children caught in cholera ‘hot zones’

More than a million children suffering from acute malnutrition are caught in areas of Yemen hardest hit by a deadly outbreak of cholera, Save the Children is warning.

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