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Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis Affects Virtually All Of Country’s Children, UNICEF Report Says

Agence France-Presse: 5,000 children killed or injured in Yemen war: U.N.
“The war in Yemen has killed or injured more than 5,000 children and left another 400,000 severely malnourished and fighting for their lives, the U.N. children’s agency said on Tuesday…” (1/16).

U.N. News Centre: Nearly every child in war-torn Yemen now needs humanitarian aid — UNICEF
“As the brutal conflict in Yemen nears its grim third anniversary, malnutrition, and disease are running rampant in the country and virtually every child there is dependent on humanitarian aid to survive, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday…” (1/16).

VOA News: Infants in War-torn Yemen Dying at Alarmingly High Rate
“A report by the U.N. children’s fund finds babies born in war-torn Yemen are dying at an alarmingly high rate because of the collapsing health system, lack of food and clean water. … The agency’s report, called ‘Born into War,’ describes the violent, hopeless situation of displacement, disease, poverty, and hunger into which these children are born…” (Schlein, 1/16).

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