Aid Workers Face Challenges In Yemen As Humanitarian Crisis Continues

April 14, 2015 8:21 PM

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The U.N. Security Council called for an end to the violence in Yemen today. It imposed an arms embargo and asset freeze on Houthi rebel leaders to try to stop the fighting. Meanwhile, the humanitarian crisis continues. More than 600 people have reportedly been killed, and thousands more have been wounded. The group Doctors Without Borders has been trying to get medical supplies into the country, but finding open routes remains difficult. Earlier I spoke with Marie-Elisabeth Ingres, the head of the Doctors Without Borders mission in Yemen. She said the situation is bad both in the port city of Aden in the South and in the capital, Sana'a.

MARIE-ELISABETH INGRES: It's difficult to have a good understanding and to have precise figures on the casualties. What I can tell you because the daily life which start to be affected by the current situation - we start to have a big shortage of fuel, so you can see kilometers of cars waiting for t...

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