More than 1,000 people have died because of the bacterial infection Cholera in Yemen. People there not only suffer from epidemics, but from an ongoing civil war, attacks and famine.
A report from the United Nations has found more than 5,000 people have died in Yemen in the past two-and-a-half years. The UN's human rights office is calling for an investigation of human rights violations.
Yemen has found itself in the middle of a humanitarian catastrophe. Even as the country battles with crumbling infrastructure, hunger and disease, the Saudi Arabia-led military intervention continues.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is leading talks in the Gulf to try to resolve the crisis in Yemen. More pressure must be put on Saudi Arabia – and not only over Yemen, comments Kersten Knipp.
Oxfam has warned that Yemen's cholera epidemic will likely get worse with the impending rainy season. The number of people with the disease is already the "largest ever recorded in any country in a single year."
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