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Over 3,000 Yemenis were killed or injured in 2022, says report

According to the report of Eye for Humanity, in the last seven years of the Yemen war, bombings carried out by the Saudi-led coalition have killed 17,734 people and injured close to 30,000. According to its data, at least 4,017 deaths were of children

Daily Round-up | Two protesters killed in Peru protests & other stories

In this episode, we look at the death of two protesters in Peru, protests in the Philippines, a report by UNICEF on the toll on children due to the Yemen war, and rising anger in Tunisia against Presiden Kais Saied

Saudi-led war in Yemen Over 11,000 Yemeni children have been killed or injured since 2015: UNICEF

2015 is the year when the Saudi-led international coalition intervened in the conflict in Yemen. It has also imposed a blockade crippling land and sea blockade

UK forces in Afghanistan UK forces killed between 64 & 135 children in Afghanistan in eight years, says anti-war group 

During this period, the UK acknowledged the death of only 16 children. The report by Action on Armed Violence, an anti-war group, confirms the general trend of NATO countries underreporting the number of civilian casualties caused in their operations abroad

Daily Round-up | Lula maintains comfortable lead against Bolsonaro and more stories

In this episode, we bring you stories of the latest polling from the Brazilian presidential race, the backtracking by progressive legislators in the US on the Ukraine war, Canada’s deal with survivors of its child welfare program, and a warning by the UNICEF

80% of rural African population lack safely managed drinking water

UNICEF and WHO reported that the SDG target of universal access to safely managed drinking water will not be met in Africa, barring major changes

World Food Program to reduce rations for war-torn Yemen due to funds deficit

The UN agency has said that it urgently requires USD 813 million in donations to continue its food assistance programme in Yemen until May 2022 and an additional USD 1.97 billion for the rest of 2022

More than 10,000 children killed or injured in war torn Yemen

Latest UN figures state that a total of 3,455 children were killed and more than 6,600 wounded in the fighting in Yemen between March 2015 and September 2021.

UNICEF report Yemen Over 10,000 children killed or wounded in Yemen: a ‘shameful milestone’, says UNICEF 

UNICEF appealed for urgent financial help to the tune of USD 235 million from the international community to avoid the humanitarian crisis in Yemen from escalating further and putting thousands of children’s lives at risk of death and starvation

The hidden hunger in Morocco

While official statistics suggest the North African country does not suffer with hunger, the reality is a different story covered up by lack of reliable data and social stigma

Migrants in Mexico demand solution to migration and refugee crisis

For the past two days, Central American and Haitians migrants stranded in Mexico and migrant rights activists have been carrying out an indefinite hunger strike in the Tapachula municipality to demand authorities respect their rights

UNICEF warns of possible re-emergence of waterborne diseases in Haiti

UNICEF estimated that about 540,000 children, in the earthquake-stricken departments of Haiti, are threatened with acute respiratory infections, diarrhoeal diseases, cholera and malaria due to the lack of drinking water, sanitation and hygiene facilities