Entesaf: 2,400 Days of War on Yemen Left 13,000 Civilians Casualties
Entesaf Organization for Women and Child Rights confirmed that the number of children and women victims of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, during 2400 days, exceeded 13,199 .
A statistic issued by the organization indicated that the number of killed women and children amounted to 6,226, including 2,408 women, 3,818 children, while 6,979 others were injured, including 2,822 women and 4,157 children.
It mentioned the effects of the detention of fuel tankers by the US-Saudi piracy and their impact on the health sector, indicating that the lack of fuel threatens more than 1,500 hospitals and health centers. It also caused 400 blood banks and laboratories to stop, threatening the lives of thousands with death.
It also indicated that more than 5,200 patients with kidney failure are threatened with death, due to the acute shortage of fuel allocated to fifteen dialysis centers in a number of governorates.
The organization stated that 200 children born every day are facing inevitable death, in case of a complete lack of fuel for hospitals, medical centers, and the closure of hospital nurseries.
According to the statistic, nearly 200,000 diabetic patients who need insulin are suffering, as their drugs need proper cooling, in light of severe indications that their cooling devices are about to stop, due to the blockade.
Entesaf organization touched on the tragic situation of women and children, indicating that 1.2 million women suffer from malnutrition, more than eight thousand women die every year due to the blockade, and 600,000 children need fuel and nurseries to survive.
Over 400,000 children are suffering from severe malnutrition. Nearly two million children under the age of five are malnourished, including 400,000 children in critical condition, and 12,000 children have died, out of a thousand newborns who die.
Entesaf organization’s statistics indicated that the closure of Sana’a International Airport which has lasted for four and a half years, caused the death of more than 80,000 patients who were in urgent need of treatment abroad, according to the statistics of the Ministry of Health.
The head of Entesaf organization, Somaiah Al-Taifi, held the Saudi-led coalition responsible for all crimes and violations against civilians, especially women and children.
She called on the international community, UN organizations, and human rights and humanitarian bodies to bear legal and humanitarian responsibility for the violations, and the heinous massacres that occur against citizens of the Yemeni people.
Al-Taifi further called on the free people of the world to take effective and positive action to stop the Saudi war and protect citizens, including women and children.