Indiscriminate bombing by Saudi-led coalition devastates Yemen

"Nightline" visits Yemen, where the world's worst humanitarian crisis has left hospitals under equipped to treat curable diseases like cholera and diphtheria.
6:37 | 03/28/18

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Yemen, one of the most dangerous places on Earth. A country consumed by civil war. As you can see there's lots of security out on the street. Our advice was to Goforth come out the back of the hotel and go to the car and leave. We have a lot of closed protection. Nowhere is truly safe. Not even the hospitals. This is one of the only public hospitals in the country still running. Patients travel hundreds of miles to get here. Inside shattered windows in waiting rooms, bullet holes in the walls and armed guards a reminder not long ago this hospital was right on the front line of the war. The danger for civilians in Yemen isn't just from fighters on the ground but bombs from above. Hitting residential neighborhoods, hospitals and even funerals. The Saudi air sport accused of bombing indiscriminately and human rights says these attacks should be investigated as war crimes and the U.S. In Saudi could make Americans complicit in those war crimes too. On the ground hospitals like the ones we're visiting are trying to cope with lack of resources in the midst of a war. The department hospital manager stayed here when the fighting started, barely escaping when the rebels came and she was one of the first to come back. Even though your life is at risk you carry on working. It's my responsibility because we're doctors, who we help is matter, for this I must put my fear away and help this. Doctor is also an obgyn consultant who oversees the ma maternity ward and it's packed. If you didn't have this facility would there be more deaths the. Some case, they die. Because we can't help. And the only help she's get something from foreign non-profit like international rescue committee. This from the irc. Most of it from American donations but it is still far from enough. Come have a look at this. Much of the hospital still remains off limits. What happened here? Was damaged during the war because of the fighting. And it was bombed. Yes. Can we go through. Dozens of rooms are unused. These are supposed to be hospital wards, there's stretcher here, all of these facilities closed for years and department of health nowhere to be seen. Doctors are desperate for equipment, food and funding, losing thousands of patients to a man-made tragedy. Doctors say they are treating diseases that Yemen hasn't seen in hundreds of years. Diseases like colora achlora and dysteria and other diseases. Many can't even reach the hospital because of fighting or lack of money. . That's just two pounds. Ziad is now twelve months old. . . . It's a scene repeated across Yemen. Where medics struggle with what little they have to care for the weakest and just when it feels there's no hope, that the suffering here is overwhelming, we witness this. . Newest addition to Yemen. The doctors and nurses, for them this is a rare good thing. This is Roa's first child. A moment every parent remembers well. She's a beautiful baby. 'S beautiful. My new baby. Your first baby? Yes, yes, she's my first baby. Her name is Layla. I love her for nine months. What do you hope for the future for Layla an for Yemen? Oh, I hope Yemen be a good country. I hope this. Okay. We'll leave you in peace. And congratulations. Sorry. I'm being a little emotional here. Congratulations. She's beautiful. But you can't help wondering if she will see peace in her lifetime. Across Yemen there are so many babies like her struggling just to survive. Will little shermo have enough for next week? Will the fighting ever stop? Will the bullets in Saha's neck ever be removed? Despite all of the war, suffering and death, hope is still alive. For "Nightline" in Yemen. This special edition of

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