Humanitarian aid arrives in Yemen as coalition allows UN flights


The first shipments of humanitarian aid arrived at Sanaa airport overnight after a weeks-long closure which aid groups said deprived Yemen’s residents of badly needed food and supplies.

On Saturday, the airport received two flights – one from the Red Cross and another from UNICEF.

Gleo 1aBoth carried medical supplies, among them polio vaccines.They also carried UNICEF and Red Cross aid workers.

The Saudi-led coalition that has imposed an air, sea and land blockade on war-battered Yemen since November 6 has authorised the resumption of UN flights to the Yemeni capital starting Saturday, a…

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