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>> Zahur's father helps his daughter walk the short distance outside their tent. The six-year-old Yemeni has been suffering from dementia since she was a year old. But the country's three-year war means he cannot get her the health care and medical attention she needs. Like millions of other Yemenis, Zahur and her family have been driven from their homes.
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They now live in a camp in Hajar, in Northwest Yemen.>>
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> According to a local health organization, there are more than 10,000 disabled children, across the country, unable to get the healthcare they need.
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The United Nations estimates 8 million people are on the brink of famine. Over 10,000 people have been killed. It has created a humanitarian crisis, leaving the vulnerable even more exposed. The doctor, Osman Geylan, providing the health care to care for the disabled is a daily challenge.>>
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>> The disabled face a big problem, which is the lack of equipment both inside the Town of Abbas and in the Province of Hajar. Also, there is no money to treat them. They have no choice but to accept the situation and live without treatment.>>
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International organizations, like the WHO, believe the country's healthcare is on the brink of collapse. With no resolution in sight to the war, it is children, like Zahur, who will continue to pay the price.