Yemen (IP) - The Intisaf Organization for Women and Children's Rights reported that more than 12 million Yemeni children are in need of humanitarian aid.

Iran PressMiddle East: On the occasion of the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression, June 4, Intisaf organization announced in a statement that the Yemeni children are suffering from the worst mental and physical problems, such that 12.600 million Yemeni children are in need of humanitarian aid as a result of the eight-year war on Yemen.

The statement blamed the UN for ignoring the status of the children in Yemen; It said that the UN did not fulfill its duties to protect the children, noting that since the beginning of the Saudi-American war on Yemen, 8,218 children have lost their lives or been injured in the country.

According to the latest figures, the poverty rate in Yemen has reached 80%, where 8 out of 10 children are living in families that do not have enough income to meet their basic needs.

It is more than 8 years, since 2015, Yemen has been witnessing the war of the Saudi-led collation forces on the Yemeni popular committees and army to bring back the Saudi-affiliated government, the consequences of which have been reflected in the lives of the Yemeni people. 


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