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U.N.: A Yemeni Child Dies Every 10 Min. from War-Caused Disease, Hunger

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U.N.: A Yemeni Child Dies Every 10 Min. from War-Caused Disease, Hunger
The United Nations is warning the U.S.-supported, Saudi-led assault on Yemen is contributing to the death of a young child every 10 minutes. Geert Cappelaere of the U.N. Children’s Fund, UNICEF, warned Saturday that a Saudi assault and blockade on the port city of Hodeidah is increasing shortages of food, drinking water and medicine. Geert Cappelaere: “Today, every 10 minutes in Yemen, a child is dying from preventable diseases. … Today in Yemen, 1.8 million children under the age of 5 are suffering from acute malnutrition; 400,000 of these children are suffering the life-threatening form of severe acute malnutrition.” The...
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