Yemen – Conflict (ECHO, UN, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 5 November 2015)

  • In Taiz, fierce clashes continued in the city, in the coastal areas between Bab al-Mandab and Mokha port, and over the coastal road leading to Hodeida. A high-ranking Saudi general was reportedly killed in the fighting in Taiz. The Houthis have apparently sent reinforcements to al-Dhale governorate where heavy clashes erupted with the Southern Resistance.

  • As of 31 October, WHO figures reported 5 723 deaths and 26 969 injuries; 36 hospitals, 69 health facilities and 13 health centers damaged. There are still no casualty reports of the latest fighting.