Drinking Water in Yemen Contaminated with Radioactive Substances, Heavy Metals | UPROOTED PALESTINIANS

Abdul Karim al-Safiani, deputy director of Yemen’s Water Resources Organization, stated the organization has discovered high levels of radioactive substances and toxic metals in a number of fresh water resources in al-Hudaydah province.

He also underlined that the Saudi-led military coalition has destroyed more than 2,995 water facilities, including dams, barriers, pumps, reservoirs, and irrigation systems and networks, since 2015.

Safiani also sounded the alarm that more than 20 million Yemenis, according to statistics provided by international organizations, do not have access to clean drinking water.

Drinking Water in Yemen Contaminated with Radioactive Substances, Heavy Metals | UPROOTED PALESTINIANS: SALAM ALQUDS ALAYKUM