Yemen war: Fears of new cholera outbreak as violence escalates | Yemen News | Al Jazeera

Yemen war: Fears of new cholera outbreak as violence escalates

Aid groups fear escalation in fighting could cause a shutdown of vital port of Hodeidah, further exacerbating what is already world's worst humanitarian crisis.

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    Violence is escalating in Yemen, raising fears of a new cholera outbreak in the port city of Hodeidah.

    Saudi-UAE coalition jets have launched new air attacks on the city, which is held by Houthi rebels.

    Aid groups are worried the fighting could make a humanitarian crisis even worse.

    They are warning of a second cholera epidemic, and that more than eight million people are on the verge of starvation.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from Djibouti, just across from Yemen.


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