UN warns of another cholera outbreak in YemenStaff Writer | August 3, 2018
The U.N. children’s agency is warning of another cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen after airstrikes hit water facilities and other civilian infrastructure in the port city of Hodeida.
Middle East Yemen has been embroiled in a stalemated war pitting
She says such attacks “jeopardize efforts to prevent another outbreak of cholera and acute watery diarrhoea in Yemen.”
Yemen has been embroiled in a stalemated war pitting a Saudi-led coalition against Iran-backed rebels, known as Houthis, since March 2015.
The war has damaged Yemen’s infrastructure, crippled the health system and pushed the country to the brink of famine. ■