UN calls for urgent ceasefire in Hodeidah, Yemen

UN calls for urgent ceasefire in Hodeidah, Yemen
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The UN has called for urgent ceasefire near main hospital in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah in Yemen.

The head of the UN children's agency, UNICEF, Henrietta Fore said in a statement that war has threatened the lives of children.

She said, the UNICEF has called on all parties to stop attacks and ensure safety of civilians to access the hospital.

She said, forty per cent of children in the country are suffering from severe acute malnutrition.

 

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