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Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen Continues Amid Conflict, Cholera Outbreak, Health Infrastructure Collapse

Deutsche Welle: Yemen: Between conflict and collapse
“Yemen has found itself in the middle of a humanitarian catastrophe. Even as the country battles with crumbling infrastructure, hunger, and disease, the Saudi Arabia-led military intervention continues…” (Knipp, 7/28).

NBC News: Yemen, Africa Crisis is Largest in the World, Aid Agencies Say
“…The situation in Yemen is being described as the ‘largest humanitarian crisis in the world,’ with a total of 20.7 million people in that country alone — 10.3 million of which are children — in desperate need of help, according to figures from Save the Children…” (Gubash, 7/3).

PRI: Unpaid doctors and nurses fight largest cholera epidemic on record
“Nurses and doctors have been working overtime in public hospitals — without pay — to keep pace with the cholera epidemic in Yemen, which has now infected an estimated 400,000 people across the country. An American documentarian recently took his film crew to a hospital in the rebel-held capital, Sanaa…” (Snyder, 7/28).

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