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Yemen: Second batch of UNICEF aid arrives in Sanaa as crisis worsens00:40

Yemen: Second batch of UNICEF aid arrives in Sanaa as crisis worsens

Yemen, Sanaa
April 15, 2015 at 03:49 GMT +00:00 · Published

An airplane loaded with UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) humanitarian aid arrived at Sanaa International Airport on Tuesday, bringing approximately 76 tonnes of IV sets, syringes, antibiotics, bandages and other supplies to civilians and children who find themselves caught up in the conflict.

Tuesday's delivery of humanitarian aid is the second by UNICEF in four days. It comes as instability mounts in the country with 18 out of the 22 provinces in the country now affected by the ongoing conflict.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday that at least 643 people have died in the conflict so far, many of whom are thought to be children. It is feared however that the actual figure is much higher. Over 2,000 people have also been injured and it is estimated that tens of thousands have been displaced since the Saudi-led airstrikes began on 26 March.

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An airplane loaded with UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) humanitarian aid arrived at Sanaa International Airport on Tuesday, bringing approximately 76 tonnes of IV sets, syringes, antibiotics, bandages and other supplies to civilians and children who find themselves caught up in the conflict.

Tuesday's delivery of humanitarian aid is the second by UNICEF in four days. It comes as instability mounts in the country with 18 out of the 22 provinces in the country now affected by the ongoing conflict.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday that at least 643 people have died in the conflict so far, many of whom are thought to be children. It is feared however that the actual figure is much higher. Over 2,000 people have also been injured and it is estimated that tens of thousands have been displaced since the Saudi-led airstrikes began on 26 March.

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