Child Victims of the War in Yemen

Published September 9th, 2018 - 09:03 GMT

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By Ewlina Lepionko

Ongoing conflict in Yemen had created the world’s worst humanitarian crisis since 1945. 

Children in Yemen are facing a massive crisis. As the conflict rages on, the needs of vulnerable children continue to grow. Children in Yemen now face a triple threat – hunger, disease and bombs.

A Saudi-led coaltion was responsible for more than half of child deaths and injuries in war-torn Yemen last year, according to a United Nations report. Continue reading below »

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850,000 children under the age of 5 at risk of malnutrition in Yemen (Twitter)
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Al-Houthi  terrorist militias  are seducing  children by money to fight  with them in the war (Twitter)
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Yemeni children stand by the graves of schoolboys who were killed while on a bus that was hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike on the Dahyan market in August, at a cemetery in the Huthi rebels' stronghold province of Saada on September 4, 2018. 
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Image 3 of 9:  3 / 9Yemeni children stand by the graves of schoolboys who were killed while on a bus that was hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike on the Dahyan market in August, at a cemetery in the Huthi rebels' stronghold province of Saada on September 4, 2018. STRINGER / AFP

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Going back to school in a war zone in Yemen (Twitter)
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A pupil stands in the ruins of his former classroom, destroyed in June 2015 (Twitter)
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In Yemen, 2 million children are out of school (Twitter)
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A Yemeni child recites a prayer by the graves of schoolboys who were killed while on a bus that was hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike on the Dahyan market in August, at a cemetery in the Huthi rebels' stronghold province of Saada on September 4, 2018. 
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Image 7 of 9:  7 / 9A Yemeni child recites a prayer by the graves of schoolboys who were killed while on a bus that was hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike on the Dahyan market in August, at a cemetery in the Huthi rebels' stronghold province of Saada on September 4, 2018. STRINGER / AFP

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Yemeni children push tyres in Crater, on September 6, 2018
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850,000 children under the age of 5 at risk of malnutrition in Yemen (Twitter)

Image 1 of 9850,000 children under the age of 5 at risk of malnutrition in Yemen (Twitter)

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Al-Houthi  terrorist militias  are seducing  children by money to fight  with them in the war (Twitter)

Image 2 of 9Al-Houthi terrorist militias are seducing children by money to fight with them in the war (Twitter)

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Yemeni children stand by the graves of schoolboys who were killed while on a bus that was hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike on the Dahyan market in August, at a cemetery in the Huthi rebels' stronghold province of Saada on September 4, 2018. 
STRINGER / AFP

Image 3 of 9Yemeni children stand by the graves of schoolboys who were killed while on a bus that was hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike on the Dahyan market in August, at a cemetery in the Huthi rebels' stronghold province of Saada on September 4, 2018. STRINGER / AFP

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Going back to school in a war zone in Yemen (Twitter)

Image 4 of 9Going back to school in a war zone in Yemen (Twitter)

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A pupil stands in the ruins of his former classroom, destroyed in June 2015 (Twitter)

Image 5 of 9A pupil stands in the ruins of his former classroom, destroyed in June 2015 (Twitter)

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In Yemen, 2 million children are out of school (Twitter)

Image 6 of 9In Yemen, 2 million children are out of school (Twitter)

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A Yemeni child recites a prayer by the graves of schoolboys who were killed while on a bus that was hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike on the Dahyan market in August, at a cemetery in the Huthi rebels' stronghold province of Saada on September 4, 2018. 
STRINGER / AFP

Image 7 of 9A Yemeni child recites a prayer by the graves of schoolboys who were killed while on a bus that was hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike on the Dahyan market in August, at a cemetery in the Huthi rebels' stronghold province of Saada on September 4, 2018. STRINGER / AFP

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Yemeni children push tyres in Crater, on September 6, 2018
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Image 8 of 9Yemeni children push tyres in Crater, on September 6, 2018 Saleh Al-OBEIDI / AFP

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The world must act now to save Yemeni children (Twitter)

Image 9 of 9The world must act now to save Yemeni children (Twitter)

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