Yemenis check the damage in the aftermath of a reported air strike by the Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on March 8, 2018. / AFP / Mohammed HUWAIS
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The U.N. Security Council warned Thursday that conditions in war-torn Yemen are worsening and having a "devastating" impact on civilians, with 22.2 million now in need of humanitarian assistance.The council cited indiscriminate attacks on densely populated areas, with large numbers of civilian casualties and damage to civilian structures.The statement said the U.N. estimate of 22.2 million people now in need of humanitarian aid was 3.4 million more than last year.The statement required the unanimous approval of the council's 15 members, unlike a resolution, which can be passed by a simple majority if it is not vetoed by one of its five permanent members.The Security Council condemned "in the strongest possible terms" ballistic missile attacks in November and December on Saudi Arabia by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels.
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