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38 Percent of Sa'ada Children Living in Fear;(Study)
  Written By: Hakim Almasmari ( YEMEN POST STAFF ) 
  Article Date:
November 24, 2008



A study conducted by (SEYAJ) Organization for Childhood Protecting showed that 45% of children in Saada suffer psychological and behavioral disorders due to the war they experienced in their areas during the past four years.

The study, carried out by SEYAJ’s field researching team, also showed that the children suffer from several psychological  effects like depression, anxiety, bedwetting, and fear from sounds.

The study carried out during the months of September and October, aimed to measure the psychological and behavioral indications of war on children specifically in areas of clashes, along with studying its impact on the present and future of children, their families, their surroundings and their education.

The study showed that 38% of children live in constant fear while 12% experience anxiety. 13.5 % of the children surveyed from both gender prefer to sit alone away from their families.

Only 15.6 % of the total target think of leaving school because of the fear and frustration.

The study recommended quick reconstruction of damaged schools and to remove all marks of war.