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Children In Need Of Protection In Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis, U.N., NGOs Warn

Al Jazeera America: U.N., NGOs decry humanitarian crisis in Yemen
“As a Saudi Arabia-led military campaign in Yemen entered its seventh day on Wednesday, international organizations and relief agencies expressed alarm at the rising number of civilian deaths, many of them children, and the increasingly dire humanitarian crisis unfolding…” (Kutsch, 4/1).

Newsweek: 62 Children Killed in Week-Old Yemen Conflict, UNICEF Confirms
“At least 62 children have been killed and 30 injured in the week-old conflict in Yemen, the United Nations children’s agency UNICEF said on Tuesday…” (Moore, 4/1).

U.N. News Centre: ‘Children urgently need our protection,’ warns U.N. child rights envoy as casualties mount in Yemen
“Alarmed by the rising number of child casualties in Yemen, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui [Wednesday] urged all parties involved in military operations ‘avoid creating new risks’ for crisis-torn country’s children and to adhere to international law…” (4/1).

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