IRRC No. 115

An Artificial Limb Workshop in Sana'a

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Already in 1964 the International Committee of the Red Cross, in co-operation with the Red Crescent Society of the United Arab Republic, helped Yemeni war wounded who had had to undergo amputation. Several groups of such disabled casualties went at that time to Cairo where they were treated before being fitted with an artificial limb in a rehabilitation centre near the Egyptian capital. The ICRC bore the cost whilst the U.A.R. authorities provided air transport between Cairo and Sana'a.

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