Controlling the capital of Yemen Sana’a, the Houthis announced in this city and the surrounding area a state of emergency. The reason was the cholera outbreak, which claimed dozens of lives.
The government of the Houthis called on the world health organization and humanitarian organizations as soon as possible to assist the Yemenis in order to prevent an «unprecedented disaster».
It should be noted that, according to independent sources, the militant Houthis do not admit cholera patients in hospitals to prevent mass infection of patients. The Ministry of health gives a different version: beds in hospitals are needed for the wounded.
According to the International red cross, only last week, died of cholera 115 people. Ill – more than 8.500 thousand. A week earlier, it was revealed 2.300 infected