Bombings in Yemen: the Civilian Victims

SANA'A, YEMEN - JUNE 13: A man looks at the damage caused by a series of air strikes conducted by the Saudi Arabian airforce in a densely populated area of Sana'a. The explosions occurred around 1AM on the 13th of June. (Photo by Sebastiano Tomada/Getty Images Reportage)
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The conflict in Yemen has divided the country between the Houthi movement, supported by former president Saleh, which controls the North of the country (including the capital Sana’a) and is pushing South, and an anti-Houthi coalition based mainly in the South that is backed by a Saudi-led international military coalition. President Hadi of the transitional government fled to Saudi Arabia in March. There have been numerous bombings that have destroyed civilian areas, either indiscriminately or deliberately, and caused much pain and suffering among civilians. Read more.

In Yemen, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) works in Aden, Al-Dhale’, Taiz, Sa’ada, Amran, Hajja, Ibb, and Sana’a. As of June 24, MSF has brought 105 tons of humanitarian aid supplies to the facilities it runs and supports in Yemen. MSF has received more than 3,800 war-wounded patients since March 19.

SANA'A, YEMEN - JUNE 13: A man looks at the damage caused by a series of air strikes conducted by the Saudi Arabian airforce in a densely populated area of Sana'a. The explosions occurred around 1AM on the 13th of June. (Photo by Sebastiano Tomada/Getty Images Reportage)
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In the historical old city of Sana'a civilians, local response teams and Houti fighters clear the rubble of four houses that were destroyed by a Saudi Arabian air strike. Six people were killed and an unreported number are still missing. June 12, 2015. (Photo by Sebastiano Tomada/Getty Images Reportage)
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A father holds his wounded child at the MSF supported Ministry of Health hospital in Sa'ada city. SSaudi led coalition forces have been carrying out air strikes on a daily basis in Yemen's Sa'ada warning civilians to leave the province after declaring the entire territory a "military target".June 15, 2015. (Photo by Sebastiano Tomada/Getty Images Reportage)
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A wounded civilian receives emergency medical treatment at the MSF supported Ministry of Health hospital in Sa'ada. Saudi led coalition forces have been carrying out air strikes on a daily basis in Yemen's Sa'ada warning civilians to leave the province after declaring the entire territory a "military target".June 15, 2015. (Photo by Sebastiano Tomada/Getty Images Reportage)
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Children at the MSF supported Ministry of Health hospital in Sa'ada city. Saudi led coalition forces have been carrying out air strikes on a daily basis in Yemen's Sa'ada warning civilians to leave the province after declaring the entire territory a "military target".June 15, 2015. (Photo by Sebastiano Tomada/Getty Images Reportage)
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A wounded civilian receives emergency medical treatment at the MSF supported Ministry of Health hospital in Sa'ada. Saudi led coalition forces have been carrying out air strikes on a daily basis in Yemen's Sa'ada warning civilians to leave the province after declaring the entire territory a "military target".June 15, 2015. (Photo by Sebastiano Tomada/Getty Images Reportage)
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A Wounded civilian receives emergency medical treatment at the MSF supported Ministry of Health hospital in Sa'ada. Saudi led coalition forces have been carrying out air strikes on a daily basis in Yemen's Sa'ada warning civilians to leave the province after declaring the entire territory a "military target".June 15, 2015. (Photo by Sebastiano Tomada/Getty Images Reportage)
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Civilians walk through the destroyed city of Sa'ada. Saudi led coalition forces have been carrying out air strikes on a daily basis in Yemen's Sa'ada warning civilians to leave the province after declaring the entire territory a "military target".June 15, 2015. (Photo by Sebastiano Tomada/Getty Images Reportage)
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AMRAN, YEMEN - JUNE 15: Yeminis fleeing the war find basic shelter in a temporary refugee camp bordering the town of Amraan in northern Yemen. June 15, 2015. (Photo by Sebastiano Tomada/Getty Images Reportage)
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AMRAN, YEMEN - JUNE 15: Yemini children fleeing the war with their families photographed in a temporary refugee camp bordering the town of Amraan in northern Yemen. June 15, 2015. (Photo by Sebastiano Tomada/Getty Images Reportage)
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