Yemen’s Houthis say Saudi-Emirati led coalition kills 15 people

The civilian death toll continues to rise in Yemen, but aid agencies warn that casualties from attacks could pale compared with deaths from shortages of food and medicine if supply lines remain cut.

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say 15 civilians have been killed in Saudi-Emirati-led coalition air raids in the port city of Hodeidah.

Fighting has escalated recently as the coalition tries to take Hodeidah from the rebels.

The UN is hoping to bring some peace and dialogue to the war-torn country, as aid agencies warn of impending humanitarian catastrophes.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons report from Djibouti.