Sawda Mohammed Khalil holds her malnourished daughter as they wait for treatment at the al-Khoukha Hospital in Yemen. Doctors estimate 40 percent of the children in the town suffer from malnutrition. Barefoot children fill the center's corridors, many visibly emaciated, some with malaria or cholera. Some can barely stand. Nariman El-Mofty | AP
The Forgotten War

With Saudi Airstrikes and Blockades Spawning Medieval Conditions, A New Wave of Cholera in Yemen

A third wave of cholera is sneaking into the hungry intestines of thousands of already starving Yemenis after the Saudi-led coalition systematically carried out a bombing campaign on the country’s water and sewage-treatment infrastructure.