Canada stays mostly mum on Yemen: Observers

Aligned with Saudi-led coalition, it avoids direct involvement in conflict that has killed or injured thousands.

UNICEF has been supporting safe drinking water in Yemen as the country faces major water supply disruptions, increasing the risk of diarrhea.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 07/01/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Tuesday, 07/14/2015 6:44 pm EDT

Despite its loud and active involvement in other Middle Eastern conflicts, the Canadian government has remained mostly mum on the conflict in Yemen that has killed or injured thousands and is being called one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, with a million people displaced, according to the United Nations.

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