Water Supplies Threatened In War-Torn Yemen, Compounding Humanitarian Crisis, UNICEF Says
U.N. News Centre: As temperature soars, UNICEF helps children threatened by water cuts in Aleppo
“The restoration of water supplies to the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo has come as a welcome relief to residents whose taps have run dry in recent weeks due to the fighting and frequent power cuts, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said [Wednesday], as it stepped up efforts to assist the local population…” (7/22).
Washington Post: In Yemen’s grinding war, if the bombs don’t get you, the water shortages will
“…[M]ore than 20 million people — about 80 percent of Yemen’s population — struggle to find enough water to quench their thirst and bathe. … The crisis is compounding a humanitarian emergency that already has prompted U.N. officials and aid workers to warn of famine…” (al-Mujahed/Naylor, 7/23).