The War in Yemen has killed and injured nearly 70,000 people since the beginning of 2015 until the end of October 32019, according to the World Health
WHO: Yemen's war has killed and injured 70,000 people
In a recent report, the organization said that the conflict continues to worsen, and an estimated 70,000 men, women and children have lost their lives or been seriously injured as a result of the conflict. The WHO has recorded 156 attacks on health facilities and health-care workers, putting health facilities, health-care workers, patients and surrounding communities at risk.
Cholera remains a priority issue in 96% of Yemen's governorates. From the beginning of this year to October 27th, 76,137 suspected cases were reported, including 991 related deaths according to the WHO. In the same period, a total of 25,242 cases of dengue fever were reported, including 104 related deaths.
The WHO estimates that 35,000 people with non-communicable diseases (10% of children), more than 1 million people with non-communicable diseases and 7,000 kidney failure patients need weekly dialysis sessions.