by Mindy Belz
by Anna K. Poole
Posted 4/08/15, 11:45 am
As Shiite rebels advance across Yemen, an air blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia is preventing medical supplies from reaching victims of the conflict. As of Monday, Doctors without Borders reported more than 500 wounded, with another 500 slaughtered in the violence.
UNICEF has nothing but midwife kits left to treat injured civilians. According to Sitara Jabeen, a spokeswoman for the International Committee for the Red Cross, a cargo plane in Jordan loaded with 17 tons of aid is awaiting clearance from Saudi coalition forces to land in Yemen.