Red Cross Evacuates 71 Staff Members from Yemen

HeadlineJun 11, 2018

The Red Cross has evacuated 71 staff members from Yemen amid rising threats and security risks to its aid workers. Hundreds more Red Cross workers remain inside Yemen. The Wall Street Journal reported last week the United States is weighing expanding its role in the ongoing war in Yemen, which has killed 15,000 civilians, sparked the world’s worst cholera epidemic and pushed the country to the brink of famine.

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