Yemen is in the news these days for all the wrong reasons. According to one account 33 people have been killed in 8 US drone strikes since July 28.

Yemen is clearly a country with many challenges, to put it lightly. It’s the poorest country in the region, recently underwent a political transition after the ouster of its long-time ruler, and is now apparently ground zero for the US drone war.

But despite these multitudes of obstacles, the international community and local partners have found a way to deliver life-saving vaccines to most Yemeni children under 5.

This promotional video from UNICEF gives you a good sense of how it’s done. A small army of dedicated vaccine workers travel by foot, motorcycle–maybe even skateboard– to ensure that vaccines reach children. ┬áThe point is that even in some of the most difficult environments, the international community is winning the fight against vaccine preventable diseases like polio.

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