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124 violations against humanitarian workers in Yemen within 9 months

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The United Nations announced the monitoring of 124 incidents of violence against humanitarian workers in Yemen, during the first nine months of this year. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen stated that, during the period from January to September, humanitarian partners reported 124 incidents of violence against humanitarian workers and assets in Yemen. “These incidents resulted in the death of a humanitarian worker and the injury of four others,” he added. He stated that “15 kidnappings and 13 arrests of humanitarian workers have been documented, in addition to the hijacking of 34 humanitarian vehicles.”