UN warns Saudi attack on Yemen’s Hudaydah could displace thousands

View previous topic View next topic Go down

UN warns Saudi attack on Yemen’s Hudaydah could displace thousands

Post by Mustafa on Thu May 11, 2017 10:44 pm

The UN has warned that a Saudi attack on Yemen’s port city of Hudaydah could displace half a million civilians.
"Between 100,000 and half a million people could be displaced as the conflict and humanitarian situation continue to worsen," said Shabia Mantoo, the spokesperson for the UN refugee agency, on Wednesday.
"The humanitarian situation alone continues to worsen even without the conflict intensifying," Mantoo added.
Despite repeated assaults and heavy bombardments, Saudi Arabia has failed to seize the strategic port. On March 19, Riyadh called for jurisdiction over Hudaydah to be transferred to the UN, a move which the world body rejected.


avatar
Mustafa
Admin

Posts : 275
Join date : 2017-01-14

View user profile http://rafida.forumotion.com

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum