Sana’a Warns of Looming Humanitarian Disaster


General Establishment for Water and Sanitation in the Capital Sana’a, has warned of catastrophic consequences if the sewage treatment plant ceases to operate due to running out of fuel, which will lead to widespread epidemics and diseases.

A statement issued on Wednesday by the foundation indicated that the continued detention of oil derivatives vessels will lead to the suspension of more than 70 wells pumping about 1.150,000 cubic meters per month.

More than seven million citizens and displaced persons in the capital will be deprived of drinking water, the statement said, as well as the suspension of the equipment and mechanisms of the foundation’s water and sanitation networks, as well as the suspension of water supply to hospitals and sanitation facilities.

Water Establishment held the United Nations fully responsible for the damage and environmental and humanitarian disaster that threatened the lives of millions of citizens.

Calling on the international community and humanitarian conscience to take responsible positions on preventing the Saudi coalition from entering oil derivatives.



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