Doctors Without Borders evacuating hospital staff from Yemen

19.08.2016 - Deutsche Welle

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Doctors Without Borders evacuating hospital staff from Yemen

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said it was evacuating its staff from Yemen following an air strike that killed 19 people at a clinic. The Saudi-led coalition expressed regret and proposed a meeting with the charity. MSF said it was withdrawing its staff from hospitals it supports in volatile northern Yemen after this week’s deadly strike by the Saudi-led military coalition on Abs hospital that killed one of its staff and 11 others.

“Given the intensity of the current offensive and our loss of confidence in the SLC’s (Saudi-led coalition’s) ability to prevent such fatal attacks, MSF considers the hospitals in Saada and Hajjah governorates unsafe for both patients and staff,” the Paris-based … continue reading

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