Whatever happened to international humanitarian law? ~ Yemen’s Humanitarian Appeals Fall on Deaf Ears

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TEHRAN (FNA)– Yemen is overwhelmed by a spreading humanitarian disaster and relief organizations remain unable to resolve the major crisis point.

Because of the criminal blockade by the House of Saud and its cohorts, the country is overwhelmed and international assistance – if any – often arrives too little and is too late, that’s according to Oxfam, which warns lack of funding and shrinking access are compromising its ability to meet humanitarian needs.

The United Nations considers four emergencies as severe and large scale: Central African Republic, Iraq, Syria and South Sudan. This is while the criminal war and blockade have also left 20 million Yemeni people vulnerable to malnutrition, illness, violence, and death, and in need of aid and protection.

The main problem is that the warmongers do not allow direct international aid into the country from places like Iran. But that’s not all. The current humanitarian system…

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