The ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) is doing a lot of work in Yemen. This is going to be a Tweet heavy post, but I feel the tale through Twitter tells the story the best.
But they need more help. With a famine and cholera epidemic and not enough supplies, depending on imports is a big problem.
And the president along with a delegation from the ICRC recently made a visit to the country. You can see a summary of his trip through Twitter moments and more Tweets below. If you click on each Tweet, it’ll take you to their Twitter page with even more information. I didn’t want to overload this post, so I had to be picky.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has raised an alarm over Yemen’s challenges in the health sector.
Peter Maurer, the charity’s president, said the overall situation in Yemen was “very dire, and very catastrophic” in terms of health.
The two-year war has resulted in the world’s worst-ever cholera epidemic, and hospitals are unable to keep up.
According to the UN, nearly two million Yemeni children are acutely malnourished.
Al Jazeera’s David Chater reports from Doha.