Dis­abled ‘hard­est hit by war’

The Citizen (KZN) - - World -

Dubai – The war that has rav­aged Ye­men has af­fected the coun­try’s es­ti­mated 4.5 mil­lion peo­ple liv­ing with dis­abil­i­ties, Amnesty In­ter­na­tional warned in a re­port yes­ter­day.

The Lon­don-based hu­man rights group called on donors, aid groups and UN agen­cies to as­sist peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties. Amnesty said many peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties who have been forced to flee had to leave be­hind their crutches or wheel­chairs in the chaos of war.

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