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Continued Violence In Yemen Could Create Humanitarian Crisis, U.N., Aid Groups, Residents Warn

The Guardian: Medics in Yemen: ‘We are on lockdown inside the hospital’
Valerie Pierre, project coordinator at Médecins Sans Frontières’ surgical project in Aden, describes her experience working in a hospital in Aden, Yemen, as the city experiences “heavy fighting and air strikes in recent weeks” (Pierre, 4/7).

U.N. News Centre: Civilian casualties, humanitarian concerns mounting as Yemen fighting continues — U.N.
“The violence in Yemen continues to wreak havoc upon the country’s civilian population and restrict humanitarian access to those most in need amid a spate of aerial attacks and ground incursions, the United Nations has reported…” (4/6).

Wall Street Journal: Humanitarian Crisis Deepens in Embattled Yemen City
“Yemeni civilians trapped by battles between Houthi rebels and Saudi-backed fighters in the southern port city of Aden are quickly running out of clean water and food supplies, residents warned on Monday…” (Abi-Habib, 4/6).

Washington Post: Fighting in Yemen is creating a humanitarian crisis
“The fighting in Yemen threatens to cause widespread hunger and thirst and displace huge numbers of people, creating another humanitarian disaster in a region already reeling from the crisis in Syria, according to analysts and aid workers…” (Naylor, 4/6).

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