Saudi-Led Coalition’s 3-Year Closure Of Yemen Capital’s Airport Blocks Patients’ Access To Lifesaving Medical Care, Aid Groups Say
Associated Press: Groups: Yemen airport closure ‘death sentence’ for thousands
“The Saudi-led coalition’s closure of the airport in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, has prevented thousands of sick civilians from traveling abroad for urgent medical treatment, two international aid groups said in a joint statement. According to the Norwegian Refugee Council and CARE, the Sanaa airport’s three-year closure has amounted to a ‘death sentence’ for many sick Yemenis…” (Magdy, 8/6).
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