Yemeni refugee girls playing outside a tent at the UNHCR Obock camp, which hosts nearly 2,800 refugees.
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Under a scorching sun, refugees who fled Yemen's war struggle on in a camp on Djibouti's rocky shores, a year after Arab coalition airstrikes began devastating their homeland.Djibouti, a tiny nation of over 800,000 people, is a haven for Yemeni refugees fleeing the airstrikes and battles against Houthi rebels that have left Yemen in ruins, but it offers little more than safety from bombs.Airstrikes kill or maim six children a day in Yemen, the U.N. said this week. Over 173,000 people have fled the country since war began, according to the UNHCR, including 33,000 to Djibouti, across just 30 kilometers of sea from Yemen.Despite there being no letup in Yemen's war, the number of refugees arriving in Djibouti has dropped from a peak of 800 a week late last year to around 40 a week over the last two months.
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