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The UN sent in the Yemeni city of Aden humanitarian aid to combat COVID-19

Party medical care to combat coronavirus granted by the UN, arrived in the Yemeni city of Aden, according to a published in the Saturday statement, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Twitter.

"Despite many challenges, UNICEF continues to supply humanitarian aid by air to Yemen. These supplies are needed to combat the spread of coronavirus in the country", - says in the message.

The pandemic threatens the welfare of the pregnant woman, said UNICEF

Pregnant women and newborn babies around the world do not receive enough medical support due to excessive load on the health pandemic coronavirus, the risk of higher neonatal mortality, told RIA Novosti the regional Director of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Europe and Central Asia Afshan Khan.

"We are seeing a redirect so many resources for health to respond to the pandemic, sometimes we do not understand... We expect that it will affect the health of people everywhere... On the background of the adoption of measures to curb COVID-19 pregnant women and children are at even greater risk if they have no access to a proper examination, care in childbirth and postnatal care," she said.

In Venezuela, arrived 12 tons of humanitarian aid from UNICEF Germany

Twelve tons of humanitarian aid UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) arrived on Friday in Venezuela from Germany, announced Venezuelan Deputy foreign Minister for multilateral Affairs Alexander yañez.

"This shipment that we received today, allows us to bring several things, first, that through dialogue, diplomacy and cooperation can achieve successful agreements for the Venezuelan people, the international community knows that there are political differences between the government of Germany and the government of Venezuela," said yáñez during transmission to result VTV. According to him, Venezuela and Germany show that with the help of "coordination, respect for law and recognition of national institutions to achieve all-round cooperation".