Yemeni children attend class outdoors in a heavily damaged school on the first day of the new academic year in Yemen’s war-torn western province of Hodeida on October 17, 2022. © Khaled Ziad, AFP  

France 24: UN report: More than 11,000 children killed or maimed in Yemen civil war 

More than 11,000 children are known to have been killed or maimed in Yemen’s civil war since it escalated nearly eight years ago, the United Nations said Monday. 

“The true toll of this conflict is likely to be far higher,” said the children’s agency UNICEF about the casualties of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

“Thousands of children have lost their lives, hundreds of thousands more remain at risk of death from preventable disease or starvation,” said UNICEF executive director Catherine Russell.  

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Update #1: More than 11,000 children killed or injured in Yemen conflict: UNICEF (UN News)

Update #2: Yemen: About 14,000 women, children victims of 8 years of aggression (Almayadeen) 

WNU editor: Hunger is also becoming a crisis in Yemen …. Five reasons why severe childhood malnutrition is surging in Yemen ((Doctor’s Without Borders)