Hodeidah ‘most dangerous place in Yemen’

Flashpoint city of Hodeidah ‘most dangerous place in Yemen’

Aid groups say 799 civilians killed and wounded in Hodeidah province in 2019, the ‘highest toll’ in war-torn country.

Yemen‘s flashpoint city of Hodeidah continues to be the war-ravaged country’s most dangerous place, more than a dozen international aid groups have warned, despite the signing of a peace agreement last year that aimed to alleviate people’s suffering.

In a joint statement on Thursday, 15 international aid groups said 799 civilians were killed and wounded in the city and the surrounding province since the United Nations-brokered ceasefire agreement was signed in Stockholm, Sweden, in December 2018.

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Source: https://www.aljazeera.com


Hodeidah, image via UN.

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