UN: 100,000 floods affected in Yemen

Sana'a (Debriefer)
2020-04-27 | Since 2 Week

Floods flooded the streets and washed away vehicles

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen said that more than 100,000 people were affected by the torrential rains and torrential rains that have struck Yemen since mid-April.

Flooding affected 100 people across Yemen.

“This tragedy comes on top of the COVID19 crisis, which comes on top of the pre-famine last year, which came on top of the worst cholera outbreak in modern history,” said the HC in Yemen Lise Grande in statement seen by Debriefer.

"Flooding on 21 April affected +5k IDP families in several governorates in southern Yemen.", Lise Grande, humanitarian coordinator in Yemen, said in a statement. .

"This tragedy comes at the head of the Covid-19 crisis, which also comes at the forefront of the pre-famine crisis in

Last year, which was at the head of the worst cholera outbreak in recent history. "

"None of us really knows how much suffering," Grande said

 It can be borne by the Yemeni people.

 The solution is clear, and the parties to the conflict need the courage to stop the fighti and start negotiating. "

"This is the only way you will stop/

This tragedy is never endless.

According to the statement, "the governorates of Aden, Abyan, Lahj (south), Marib (east), and the capital, Sana'a, were the most affected."

It pointed out that the torrents cut off roads and bridges, disrupted the electricity network and water supply, and cut the ability of thousands of people to access basic services.

The statement stressed that the conditions have become very difficult for thousands of families who were already displaced and who have been lost

Now shelter, food rations and household items.

Yemen suffers from very weak infrastructure, which has made the effects of torrential

The tragedy of Yemenis who complain of the fragility of basic services has deepened.

International organizations warn that the rainy season may spread diseases in Yemen, such as cholera and malaria.

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