Displaced people camps unit in Marib calls for international interventions
The Executive Unit of Displaced People Camps Unit in Marib has issued a release on dangers faced by the displaced people over Houthi terrorist militia’s military escalation.
In the release it issued on Monday, the executive unit called upon the UN and International Community to exert pressure on Houthis to stop their aggression on Marib and targeting displaced people.
The unit also demanded all international organizations working in Yemen to act swiftly to provide relief to displaced people and alleviate their suffering, calling Houthi militia to respect international humanitarian law, stop targeting civilians and displaced people and open safe tracks to facilitate arrival of humanitarian aid to displaced people.
According to the release, the survey made by field teams counted that there are 139 camps in Marib hosting 31 displaced families with total number of 219 thousand persons, pointing out that these numbers are increasing everyday due to continuous Houthi military escalations and influx of displaced people from nearby areas to the city of Marib.
The release pointed out the field teams documented many violations committed by Houthi terrorist militia; shelling al-Milh Camp, which included 49 displaced families on February, 8, causing second displacement to these families to Thanna Camp and shelling al-Zour Camp, which hosts 570 families on February 10,11, forcing all families to seek shelters in Marib city.
The release also added that on February, 14, Houthi militia stormed al-Zour Camp and burnet some of the houses and bombed others and on February 17, the militia bombed the mosque of the camp and the nearby houses.