Yemen’s Tenuous Temporary Ceasefire Allows For Delivery Of Humanitarian Aid To Civilians
Agence France-Presse: Situation in Yemen ‘catastrophic,’ warns U.N. food agency
“The U.N.’s food agency warned Wednesday that the situation in Yemen was ‘catastrophic,’ as aid agencies rushed to take advantage of a temporary ceasefire to help desperate civilians…” (5/13).
U.N. News Centre: Yemen: U.N. welcomes ceasefire as ‘lifesaving’ humanitarian relief begins to arrive
“The top United Nations humanitarian official has welcomed the commencement of a ceasefire in Yemen aimed at allowing the delivery of ‘lifesaving’ relief and aid to the country’s civilian populations…” (5/13).
Washington Post: Yemen’s humanitarian truce barely holds as violence resumes
“Yemen’s humanitarian cease-fire came under significant strain in its first 24 hours Wednesday, disrupted by a Saudi-led coalition airstrike, fighting in a strategic province, and shelling by coalition warships west of the port city of Aden…” (al-Haj, 5/13).
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