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IN Photography ON 27 May, 2016
Yemen's civil war is an ongoing conflict that started in February 2015. This civil war has left every citizen of Yemen ferocious and almost all of them are homeless. Every news related to the war has made its way to all newspapers and magazines, even the photograph of Alan Kurdi's submerged corpse did.
What actually did not get covered was the image of a 5-month-old boy 'Udai Faisal'. The consequences of war had badly struck Udai. His horrifying condition before he left the world and story will leave you in tears. Moreover, such worst results of war depicted its human cost in the true sense.
Via: Yemen News
Udai was admitted in one of the hospitals in Yemen's al-Sabeen as he was suffering from malnutrition, chest infection and diarrhoea.
And a few days after his death, this photo of him was captured. It was a result of food and medical care crisis.
It is been reported that Yemen had reduced its food imports from 90% to 50% as a result of civil war siege. Many people had been forced to leave their homes and so they are supposed to live in makeshift camps.
One-third of the casualties from the war were children. Estimations revealed that on an average, 6 children had been died and along with that the diseases like malnutrition and dehydration were even found to be the cause of death.
Moreover, they sold out their arms to Saudi Arabia costing 3 million pounds. God knows what Britain wanted.
However, the conflict is still continuing ant its effect on human lives is even alarming.