Top UN and EU officials make joint visit to Yemen

The United Nations and European Union are jointly calling for greater humanitarian access to civilians displaced by conflict in the north of Yemen.

Civilians displaced by conflict

Despite a ceasefire signed a year ago between the Government and rebels, up to 300,000 people have been forced to flee their homes.

On a joint three-day visit the UN , High Commissioner for refugees, António Guterres, and the EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid Kristalina Georgieva are due to meet displaced Yemeni civilians as well as top-ranking government officials.

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