US News Yemen: Thousands of children die in the Civil War

03:50  20 october  2021
03:50  20 october  2021 Source:   dw.com

Attack in Yemen against an official convoy, at least six deaths

 Attack in Yemen against an official convoy, at least six deaths © AFP A U Leven six people perished Sunday in a bombing of the car trapped in the southern Yemen against a convoy of government officials, who have Survived this last attack in this country ravaged by the war. according to security sources, the Governor of Aden, Ahmed Lamlas, the Minister of Agriculture, Salem Al-Socotri, and a third official whose identity has not been specified in the immediate future, were on board of the convoy rolling in Aden.

At least 10,000 children have been killed or injured in Yemen in violence linked to years of war in the impoverished country, the United Nations children ’s agency said on Tuesday. “The Yemen conflict has just hit another shameful milestone: 10,000 children have been killed or maimed since fighting started in March 2015. The Yemeni civil war began in 2014 when Iran-backed Houthi rebels seized the capital Sanaa, prompting Saudi-led forces to intervene to prop up the government the following year. Tens of thousands of people have died and millions more have been displaced.

Millions of children across Yemen face serious threats due to malnutrition, in particular, and the lack of basic health services. All these threats are caused by the ongoing war and hostilities in the country (file photo). 1 December 2020. Peace and Security. Almost a quarter of a million people have died in Yemen ’s war , the UN Office for the Coordination of “Hostilities have directly caused tens of thousands of civilian casualties; 3,153 child deaths and 5,660 children were verified in the first five years of the conflict, and 1,500 civilian casualties were reported in the first nine months of 2020.”

Almost seven years, the civil war already lasts in Yemen. Among the biggest losers are the children. According to UNICEF, at least 10,000 minors were killed or wounded by fighting.

Verzweiflung in einem Slum von Sanaa © Mohammed Mohammed / Xinhua / DPA / Picture Alliance Despair in a Slum of Sanaa

of the National Children's Hilfswerk Unicef, James Elder, speaks of a "other shameful milestone" of the "worst humanitarian crisis" of the world. Since the beginning of the fighting, "four children per day" have been killed or mutilated. These are the approximately 10,000 cases that Unicef ​​documented. The true number is probably higher because many cases were not reported, Elder explained in Geneva.

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12,907 Yemeni civilians killed (1,980 women and 2,768 children ; per the LCRD) 8,672 civilians killed and 9,741 injured by coalition's airstrikes (per Yemen Data Project)[64] 500+ Saudi civilians killed on the Saudi- Yemen border (August 2016)[65][66] 91,600+ killed overall in the Yemeni Civil War [67]. In Taiz thousands came out supporting Hadi and Saudi Arabia.[111]. The scope of strikes expanded further on 27 March, with a radar installation in the Marib Governorate and an airbase in the Abyan Governorate coming under air attack. The commander of the operation dismissed reports of civilian

The following is a timeline of the Second Yemeni Civil War , which began in September 2014. 16 September: Beginning of the Battle of Sana'a (2014). 21 September: Houthi forces take control of Sana'a. 21 September - 31 December: Houthi takeover in Yemen begins.

That already before the War's poorest country on the Arabian peninsula is in ruble after the years of civil war. More than 20 million people depend on humanitarian aid. According to UNICEF, four out of five minors depend on humanitarian aid, a total of eleven million. 400,000 children are heavy undernourished. "They are starving because adults lead a war in which children are the biggest losers," said Elder after returning from a visit to Yemen.

More than Two million minors attend school more, 1.7 million were distributed by fighting and violence with their families. 15 million people, of which 8.5 million minors, had no clean drinking water or wastewater supply. Two-thirds of teachers, a total of more than 170,000 teachers, had no regular salary over the past four years.

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Yemen has been troubled by civil wars for decades, but the current conflict intensified in March 2015 when a Saudi-led coalition intervened on behalf of the internationally recognised government against Houthi rebels aligned with the former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. The war is widely regarded as Its roots lie in the Arab spring. Pro-democracy protesters took to the streets in a bid to force the president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, to end his 33-year rule. He responded with economic concessions but refused to resign. By March 2011, tensions on the streets of the capital city, Sana’a, resulted in protesters dying

Yemen ’s economy, already fragile prior to the conflict, has been gravely affected. Hundreds of thousands of families no longer have a steady source of income, and many public servants have not received a regular salary in several years. A positive step was the extension of the mandate of war crimes investigators in Yemen by the UN Human Rights Council in September after the group found evidence of grave violations by all sides in the conflict. Key International Actors. The UN-brokered peace talks between the Houthis and the Yemeni government in Sweden in December 2018 achieved

Political solution in far away remote

The Civil War in Yemen began in 2014, when the Hutthi rebels supported by Iran revenge the capital Sanaa. As a result, the forces of several Arab states listed by Saudi Arabia attacked to support the official government of President Abd Rabbo Mansur Hadi. Tens of thousands have been killed since and millions of more were expelled. All efforts to solve the military conflict had so far unsuccessful.

Marib in the north further highly fought hard

The military alliance listed by Saudi Arabia has killed 700 Huthi rebels in the fight for the strategically important city Marib. The Huthis want to take Marib and recently moved on to the city. Marib is the last area in the north, which is still in the hand of the government troops. If the rebels take the city, the humanitarian situation should continue to worsen. In the Greater Marib live according to UN information one million inland refugees , which threatens through the fighting a renewed expulsion.

qu / ie (dpa, AFP, RTR, UNICEF)

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