Saudi Arabia launched a massive humanitarian operation in Yemen, where a growing number of victims of a cholera epidemic. King Salman ordered to send to the neighboring country of 25 trucks with 550 tons of drugs.
According to the world health organization, three weeks of the epidemic, cholera had claimed 315 people. About 30,000 people are infected.
As the channel «al Arabiya», the Center for humanitarian and rescue operations Saudi Arabia coordinates the operations of humanitarian agencies of the Gulf States. He also appealed to other Arab countries to take part in the fight against cholera