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Over 84,000 Children Reportedly Died Of Hunger And Disease In Yemen

Approximately 85,000 children in Yemen under the age of five reportedly died of hunger and disease since the sudden occurrence of the Country’s civil war in 2015, according to the leading international aid group.

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The United Nations says  over 1.3 million children have experienced SAM since Yemen’s Houthi rebels and Saudi-led coalition engaged in war in the year 2015.

According to Aid group, the estimate was that over 84,000 children could have died, based on historical research which indicates that 20% to 30% of all those who were not treated finally died.

Save the children’s Yemen director, Kirolos Tamer said that dozens of children who were killed by bullets and bombs are facing death and yet it can be preventable.

The war in Yemen has shocked the world, whereby approximately 80 percent of the people of Yemen needs life- starving assistance and over  eight million are at risk of death.  Tens of thousands are allegedly killed during the war, according to Associated press.

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