Yemeni city of Taiz under siege


A Yemeni moves in to place the body of a person pretending to be the victim of airstrikes during a protest against ongoing Saudi-led coalition military operations in the country, in front of the UN offices in Sana’a, Yemen, 08 November 2015.

The violent war in Yemen continues and more than 200,000 civilians in Taiz live under life-threatening conditions

The situation in the central Yemeni city of Taiz has worsened amid intensified fighting since September, UN reported on 24 November.

200,000 civilians are living under virtual siege and are in dire need of drinking water, food, medical treatment, and other life-saving aid.

“Civilian neighbourhoods, medical facilities and other premises around the city are continually hit by shelling, while checkpoints are preventing people from moving to safer areas and seeking assistance,” UN Under-Secret...

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