Yemen conflict Situation report #15, 14–27 September 2015

Report
from World Health Organization
Published on 27 Sep 2015 View Original

Highlights, 14–27 September 2015

  • An estimated 70 000 children under the age of 1 year have been vaccinated against childhood diseases and 80 000 children under 5 years screened for malnutrition in Hodeidah, Hajjah, Taiz, Ibb, Amran, Sana’a, Al Baydha and Marib during the second round of integrated outreach activities supported by WHO, UNICEF and GAVI.
  • On 14 September, WHO donated surgical sets to Zaid hospital in Sana’a to support manage the increase in the surge in trauma cases in Sana’a.
  • The therapeutic feeding centre in Al-Sadaqa Hospital, Aden has reopened its operations with the support of WHO.
  • From 19 March to 27 September a total of 31 600 casualties including 5 306 deaths and 26 294 injuries have been recorded from 21 governorates. 8 health workers have also died as a direct result of the crisis.