One Yemeni child dies every 12 minutes
Director of UN Development Programs has said that in Yemen a child under 5 dies every 12 minutes.
"A child under 5 years of age dies every 12 minutes in Yemen, mostly as a result of lack of water, basic nutrition, health care and medicines due to the conflict," Steiner said.
1 child under the age of 5 dies every 12 minutes in #Yemen, mostly from lack of water, basic nutrition, healthcare & medicine due to the conflict. Here's why #YemenCantWait & how @UNDP is working together with partners to #BuildPeace.
Over 6,000 children have either been killed or sustained serious injuries since 2015, the UN children’s agency said. The humanitarian situation in the country has also been exacerbated by outbreaks of cholera, polio, and measles.