Nobel Laureate Calls For More Attention To Humanitarian, Health Crises In War-Torn Yemen; 2,151 People Dead In Cholera Epidemic, WHO Says
Thomson Reuters Foundation: Interview — Nobel laureate says human suffering must end in “forgotten land” of Yemen
“Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman said the world is turning a blind eye to the plight of millions of people suffering in her war-torn nation plagued by hunger and disease. … ‘The world doesn’t pay enough attention to Yemen. It’s the forgotten land. There’s a lot of suffering in our country. There’s a big famine and cholera there,’ Karman told the Thomson Reuters Foundation…” (Moloney, 10/6).
Xinhua News: Cholera death toll rises to 2,151 in war-torn Yemen: WHO
“The death toll of the cholera epidemic in war-ravaged Yemen has risen to 2,151 since it broke out in late April, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday. A total of 800,626 people from 22 provinces out of total 23 have been infected, WHO said in a statement distributed to the local media…” (10/8).
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