According to the report: More than 5,000 children have been killed or injured in the violence – an average of five children every day since March 2015. More than 11 million children now need humanitarian assistance – nearly every child in Yemen. More than half of the country’s children don’t have access to safe drinking water or adequate sanitation. An estimated 1.8 million children are acutely malnourished, including nearly 400,000 severe acutely malnourished children who are fighting for their lives. Nearly 2 million children are out of school, including almost half a million who dropped out since the conflict escalated in March 2015. Suspected cholera and acute watery diarrhea have affected over 1 million people, with children under 5 years old accounting for a quarter of all cases.
Yemen, Children, Cholera, Diarrhoea, malnutritiion, civil war, conflict, Armed Conflict, IDP, Internally Displaced Persons,