Human Toll of the Conflict in Yemen

The family of Fakhira Hameed carries over her body to a local cemetery, after her house was hit by shelling on July 24, 2015 in Taiz, Yemen. The Family gave their consent.
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Destruction and human misery continue in Yemen, where fighting between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthi rebels began in March. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working in several areas of the country to try to deliver lifesaving medical care, but it has been difficult as medical infrastructure and staff have been targeted.

In southwestern Yemen there have been devastating attacks in highly populated civilan areas in recent weeks. MSF is working in Taiz, where airstrikes killed an estimated 65 civilains in one day in August, as well as in Al-Dhale' and Qataba.

A Yemeni man surveys the damage from an airstrike from the previous night on July 21, 2015 in Qataba, Yemen. At least four missiles struck a cluster of houses outside Qataba, killing at least four people and injuring dozens, many of whom were brought to the MSF supported hospital in Qataba.
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A Yemeni woman walks past garbage lining the streets on July 24, 2015 in Taiz, Yemen. Taiz has been the site of heavy fighting, and nearly all civil services have stopped. Photographer asked not to be named copyright shall stay just MSF
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A tarp stating no guns, knives, grenades, bombs, or rifles are allowed inside, hangs from one of MSF supported hospital gates on July 21, 2015 in Qataba, Yemen.
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MSF medical Doctors, Nora Echaibi and MD Kalyanasundari Gomathinayagam speak together near the entrance of Al Salam Hospital on July 22, 2015 in Qataba, Yemen.
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Aminah Saeed lays with her newborn baby in Al Rawdah Hospital on July 25, 2015 in Taiz, Yemen. Just the day before, she spoke to MSF staff outside the hospital, thinking she was seven months along. She gave birth the next morning.
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The family of Fakhira Hameed carries over her body to a local cemetery, after her house was hit by shelling on July 24, 2015 in Taiz, Yemen. The Family gave their consent.
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The son of Fakhira Hameed mourns as his family buries his mother in a local cemetery on July 24, 2015 in Taiz, Yemen. The Family gave their consent.
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A Yemeni family drives a truck with all their possessions out of the capital on July 21, 2015 in Sana'a, Yemen. Photographer asked not to be named copyright shall stay just MSF
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