Yemen

Monday 8 April 2019

Yemen Statement: “Children were bleeding on the floor, calling for their parents”

Save the Children staff describes scenes of devastation at school in Sanaa: 

“Children were bleeding on the floor, calling for their parents"

 

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Wednesday 27 March 2019

Yemen hospital bombing: Number of children killed rises to five

The number of children killed in an airstrike which hit a Save the Children supported hospital in Kitaf, Yemen, yesterday has risen to five.

A boy of just 8 years old was the youngest person killed. Another boy aged 10, two boys aged twelve and one boy aged 14 also lost their lives. The total death toll has now reached eight.

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Tuesday 26 March 2019

Seven killed in bombing of save the children supported hospital in Yemen

 

Four children were among seven people killed today when a hospital supported by Save the Children in Yemen was hit by an airstrike. Two other adults are unaccounted for.

A missile struck a petrol station near the entrance to Kitaf rural hospital, about 100km from the city of Saada in the northwest of the country, at 9.30am.

The hospital had been open for only half an hour and many patients and staff were arriving on a busy morning. They included a health worker who died along with their two children.

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Tuesday 26 March 2019

1,000 children infected every day as Yemen cholera outbreak spikes

 

 

  • Surge in suspected cases; 40,000 in last two weeks
  • Children make up more than a third of new cases
  • Malnourished children more likely to contract – and die – from cholera

SANA’A, YEMEN (March 26) - An alarming spike in suspected cholera cases in Yemen is infecting 1,000 children every day, Save the Children is warning.

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Tuesday 19 March 2019

“Hear our voices, we’re sick of war"

Yemeni children call out for peace

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