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WHO Appeals For $22.35M To Prevent Cholera Epidemic In War-Torn Yemen

VOA News: War-torn Yemen Faces Threat of Cholera Epidemic “The World Health Organization warns that war-torn Yemen is facing the threat of a cholera epidemic. The WHO is urgently appealing for $22.35 million to prevent the deadly disease from spreading throughout the country. The World Health Organization reports 340 suspected…

WHO Officials Record 11 Cholera Cases In Yemen, Say Disease Not Spreading

Reuters: More cholera cases registered in Yemen but disease not spreading: WHO “More cases of cholera have been registered in the Yemeni capital Sanaa but a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Tuesday the epidemic was not yet spreading. The United Nations first reported the cholera outbreak on Friday…

Hospitals, Health Care Workers In Conflict-Ridden Afghanistan Must Be Protected

The Guardian: Health care in Afghanistan: ‘doctors are threatened at gunpoint, even by civilians’ Neill Kling, surgeon with the International Committee of the Red Cross’ mobile surgical team in Afghanistan “It’s dangerous to be a doctor in Afghanistan. … Doctors and nurses, ambulance drivers and paramedics, hospitals and health centers…

370K Children Severely Malnourished In Yemen; U.N. Relief Coordinator Calls For End To Conflict

Agence France-Presse/Al Jazeera: Yemen: ‘Devastating’ to see malnourished children “The United Nation’s humanitarian aid chief has described as ‘absolutely devastating’ the sight of Yemeni children suffering malnutrition as a result of the country’s 18-month conflict. The U.N. children’s agency, UNICEF, says nearly three million people in Yemen are in need…

Bombings Of Hospitals Continue In War-Torn Syria, Sources Say

CNN: Syria: 2nd hospital destroyed by bombs as regime gains ground in Aleppo “…At least seven people died and more remain trapped under rubble after ‘bunker-buster’ bombs destroyed the M10 hospital in Aleppo on Monday, opposition activists from the Aleppo Media Center said. Monday’s attack marked the third time in…

U.S. Must Help Yemen Out Of Conflict-Driven, Worsening Humanitarian Situation

Washington Post: The United States must help pull Yemen back from total collapse Jean-Marie Guéhenno, president and chief executive of the International Crisis Group “…The war in Yemen has created one of the worst humanitarian emergencies in the Middle East, and that is saying a lot. More than 21 million…

26M Yemenis Face Starvation Amid Humanitarian Crisis Caused By War

Xinhua/New China: Humanitarian situation worsens as 26 million Yemenis face starvation “The impoverished Arab country of Yemen is now one step closer to famine, according to a United Nations (U.N.) report. People here wonder how much more suffering can 26 million Yemenis bear? … The airstrikes and fighting on the…

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