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Gov't discusses partnership with int'l humanitarian organizations 
[17 April 2018]
FM meets IOM's Resident Representative in Sana'a
[15 April 2018]
Delegations of EU, CHR, Swiss donors arrive in capital Sanaa
[14 April 2018]
Leader of Revolution: Saudis must be aware that Yemen’s military industry is evolving
[14 April 2018]
Commemoration of Sayyed Hussein al-Houthi in various Yemeni provinces
[13 April 2018]
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Air defenses down drone of Saudi-led coalition in Hodaida
[18 April 2018]
Badr-1 ballistic missile hits Jizan airport
[18 April 2018]
10Saudi warplanes launch in Hajjah
[18 April 2018]
4US-Saudi aggression warplanes hit in Lahj
[18 April 2018]
Army carries out offensive operation on Saudi mercenaries sites in Jawf
[18 April 2018]
WHO: Diphtheria outbreak kills 84 in Yemen
[03 April 2018]
UNICEF: Nearly 2 million children now out of school in Yemen
[27 March 2018]
Army carries heavy losses in enemy ranks, it's mercenaries
[18 March 2018]
Saudi-US aggression war jet launch 26 raids on number of Yemeni provinces
[17 March 2018]
Report: Dozens of Saudi soldiers, mercenaries killed in military operations over past 48 hours
[12 March 2018]
FM Meets with Resident Representative of ICRC
[17 April 2018]
Acting Speaker of Shura meets UN resident representative
[17 April 2018]
FM meets SDC's delegation in Sana'a
[15 April 2018]
Foreign Ministry condemns military aggression against Syria
[14 April 2018]
EU Mission, CHR, Swiss donors arrives Sana'a
[14 April 2018]
UNICEF warns of famine among Yemen's children
SANA'A, March 28 (Saba) – The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned of the risk of famine among Yemen's children of two years of bloody conflict.

"Nearly half a million children in Yemen are suffering from acute malnutrition, with an increase of 200 per cent since 2014," UNICEF said in a report entitled " Falling through the Cracks."

"In Yemen, families increasingly resort to maximum measures to care for their children," said the report, making Yemen one of the most countries affected by the food security and malnutrition crisis worldwide.

"Families are eating less food, using food at a lower nutritional value, or exceeding some basic meals. The number of people suffering from extreme poverty and vulnerability are increasing. Nearly 80 percent of households are heavily indebted, and half of the population lives on less than $ 2 a day."

The report pointed out that the health system in Yemen is on the verge of collapse, which makes about 15 million men, women and children without health care, noting the continued spread of cholera and acute water diarrhea since October 2016 has resulted in 106 deaths and more than 22,500 cases suspected injury.

The report said more than 1,600 schools were no longer usable because they were either partially or damaged totally or used as shelters for displaced families. About 350,000 children were unable to continue education, raising the number of children out of school to 2 million.

Attacks on schools rose by more than four times from 50 last year to 212, and attacks on hospitals and health facilities rose by one-third from 63 to 95.

According to the report, the number of children who were killed and injured by the conflict rose by 70 percent last year, as a number of children who were killed estimated at 900 and increased to 1,500 children, and a number of children infected increased from one 1,300 to 2,450 children based on the data Documented by the United Nations.


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UPDATED ON : Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:13:33 +0300