It’s tiny but everything counts: Russia’s Emergencies Ministry plane carrying more than 20 tonnes of humanitarian aid landed at Sana’a International Airport, Tuesday. Among other things, the cargo included food, tents, and medical equipment.
UN officials have estimated that Yemen’s war, ongoing since 2015, has claimed the lives of over 10,000 civilians, with at least 2 million displaced because of the fighting. According to a UN backed report, some 60 percent of Yemenis, 17 million people, are currently in “crisis” or “emergency” food situations.
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