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SCER holds consultative meeting with political parties' representatives
[19 February 2019]
FM meets deputy representative of UNICEF
[19 February 2019]
President discusses with Ibb Governor local authority's plan for 2019
[19 February 2019]
President meets Vice-Chairman of Shura Council's Defense and Security Committee
[19 February 2019]
Parliament discusses latest developments at national arena
[18 February 2019]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
2 saudi-led airstrikes hit Hajah
[19 February 2019]
Army kills dozens of saudi-led mercenaries in Bayda, destroys 2 military vehicles
[19 February 2019]
Army imposes control on several sites in Nar mount's Jizan
[19 February 2019]
Army launches Zizal-1 missile on mercenaries' gatherings in Najran
[19 February 2019]
Army kills dozens of saudi-led mercenaries in Moton's Jawf
[19 February 2019]
 
  Reports
Army pounds Saudi-paid mercenaries over 24 hours
[19 February 2019]
Army inflicts on Saudi-led coalition's, its mercenaries heavy losses over last 24 hours : Report
[17 February 2019]
Coalition continues over last hours to violate cease fire in Hodeidah, airstrikes on Hajjah, Saada provinces
[16 February 2019]
Coalition continues over last hours to violate cease fire in Hodeidah, attack other provinces
[11 February 2019]
Army inflicts on saudi-led coalition's troops heavy losses over last 24 hours : Report
[11 February 2019]
 
  International
Health Minister meets UNFPA representative
[19 February 2019]
Foreign Ministry condemns al-Azhar terrorist bombing in Cairo
[19 February 2019]
UN envoy leaves Sanaa Int'l Airport
[19 February 2019]
Situation of human rights in Yemen :Report
[19 February 2019]
FM congratulates Gambian counterpart on National Day
[18 February 2019]
  International
UNICEF: Over 3 million Yemeni children born since Saudi wages war
[17/January/2018]

SANAA, Jan 17 (Saba) – UNICEF said more than 3 million children were born in Yemen since the US-backed Saudi-led aggression coalition waged war against the Arab country in March 2015, in a stamen it released on Tuesday.

The UN report stressed that the it will work hard to ensure its services for children, particularly whom will born during this year to be far away from their predecessors suffering.

"More than 3 million children were born in Yemen since the escalation in violence in March 2015 in the worst conditions and the hardest ," UNICEF Representative in Yemen, Michele Relano said in a press conference in the capital Sanaa.

She reviewed that 1, 600,000 children were born outside the hospitals and without any health supervision, which exposed their lives to danger, and 25,000 children die every year at birth or the first month of birth, while 30 percent live in deficient weights and 30 percent were born before the date of birth conditions were lacking for basic living materials such as clean water, food, and others.

"An estimated 1.5 million children are acutely malnourished, including nearly 400,000 severe acutely malnourished children who are fighting for their lives." Relano said according to the UNICEF report.

On the outbreak of the diphtheria, the UNICEF Representative in Yemen confirmed that the number of cases registered to date has reached 600.


Sameera H.-Zak
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UPDATED ON : Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:12:27 +0300