130 children die every day in Yemen – Save the ChildrenUncategorized November 16, 2017
Every day in Yemen from hunger and diseases die 130 children. It is reported by DW with reference to the international humanitarian organization Save the Children.
The organization believes that the blockade of the Yemen, which continue country coalition led by Saudi Arabia, could lead to an increase in the number of victims among children.
According to estimates by Save the Children, from the beginning of 2017 in Yemen killed more than 50 000 children.
Zamgenseka UN for humanitarian Affairs mark Lowcock recently saidthat civil war-torn Yemen faces “the most serious famine that the world has not seen for decades.”
In early November, the coalition under the leadership of the Saudis blocked land, sea and air access to Yemen. This happened after members of the coalition have accused Iran of supplying the de facto power in Yemen – the Houthis – ballistic missiles, which tried razbombit international airport in Riyadh.