Yemen is the poorest country on the Arabian Peninsula. War has raged there for over a year and a half. Thousands have died. Millions have fled. It’s not easy to go abroad.
Children will be among the most hard-hit by the Saudi-led assault on Hodeida, says Nadine Drummond, spokesperson for Save the Children in Yemen. She spoke to DW about the dire humanitarian conditions in the country.
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A coalition of mostly Gulf countries led by Saudi Arabia has launched an attack to recapture a Yemeni port city from Houthi rebels, who receive backing from Iran. The journalist and activist Afrah Nasser fears the worst.
Three people in Saudi Arabia were killed in a Houthi missile attack. The International Committee of the Red Cross has evacuated staff from the port city of Hodeidah in anticipation of an assault by coalition forces.
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