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Phone app links patients to blood donors in war-torn Yemen

Many are being helped by the app, but hospitals and health centres have limited facilities and getting the blood to those who need it in time is proving to be a huge challenge.

A new phone app to link patients with blood donors is helping many in Yemen, suffering from war for four years.

But one of the biggest problems now is storage. Hospitals and health centres have limited facilities and getting the blood to those who need it in time is proving to be a huge challenge.

Al Jazeera’s Nida Ibrahim reports.