Red Cross’s plan to fly medical aid to Yemen delayed by ‘logistical problems’

The International Committee of the Red Cross has been forced to delay sending medical supplies to Sanaa due to problems with chartering a plane. ‘There are less and less planes landing in Yemen,’ a spokesperson said.

With more than 500 people killed and nearly 1,700 wounded in the fighting in Yemen over the past two weeks, according to the United Nations, the Red Cross was finally getting a chance to bring in medical aid to the capital Sanaa, which has been in the hands of Houthi rebels since September.

The aid agency issued an urgent appeal on Saturday for an immediate truce so that medical assistance could be provided to the people caught up in the fighting, especially in the capital Sanaa and increasingly in Aden and other cities.
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