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11/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ministry of Health on International Children's Day: assault caused world's greatest human tragedy for children in Yemen


 20 November 2020

The Ministry of Public Health and Population confirmed today, Friday, that the aggression coalition has caused the world's greatest human tragedy for the children of Yemen.


In a statement on International Children's Day, the Ministry of Health said 2,643 children had been killed by direct airstrikes and 4,205 were injured, stressing that this testified to crime and of the wickedness of the enemy.

 

She added that the suffocating siege on Yemen is killing hundreds of thousands of children, noting that millions of them await the same fate.

 

She pointed out that the number of children under five affected by malnutrition nearly 2 million children, including 400,000 children in critical condition,and 12,000 children have died.


The Ministry of Health held the Coalition for Aggression with legal, humanitarian and moral responsibility, calling on the whole world to take a serious stand toend this aggression and lift the blockade.

 

She also called on the United Nations and UNICEF to reconsider the inclusion of the Coalition of Aggression in the blacklist of child killers, and the countries of the free world to take serious action to end this tragedy concerning the Yemen in general and children in particular.