(UN News Centre) – As the conflict in Yemen passes the grim 1,000-day milestone, the United Nations is warning that if humanitarian workers cannot gain greater access and the violence does not subside, the cost in lives will be incalculable. “As violence has escalated in recent days, children and families are yet again being killed in attacks […]

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(Time) – It takes about a dozen hours by car to reach Sana’a, the besieged capital of civil war-struck Yemen, from the port city of Aden, at the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. You must bypass Taiz, the frontline city where fighting rages between a mosaic of loyalist forces, rebels and al-Qaeda jihadists. You must […]

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(the bmj) – After over two and half years of devastating conflict, a massive cholera outbreak, and a near total blockade of the country that brought humanitarian operations to a halt, Yemen somehow still remains an afterthought for the international community—and those who can change that remain seemingly indifferent. The scale of suffering in Yemen is […]

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(The New York Times) – The quality of mercy is strained in the Middle East. Last week, Saudi Arabia closed off the highways, sea routes and airports in war-torn Yemen, forbidding humanitarian groups from even shipping chlorine tablets for the Yemenis suffering from a cholera epidemic. More than 500,000 Yemenis have been infected with cholera this year and […]

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