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YEMEN / SANA'A HOSPITAL FACES CLOSURE

A major children's hospital in Yemen's capital Sana'a faces closure due to shortages, humanitarian agency Save the Children has warned. OCHA / RECENT

31 Aug 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / ERTHARIN COUSIN VISIT

During a three-day visit, WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin, travelled to Sana'a, Amran and Aden, where she met with displaced families taking refuge in school buildings, mothers and their young malnourished children at health centres and hospitals, as well as families at food distribution sites. WFP

19 Aug 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / CHILDREN CASUALTIES

An average of eight children are being killed or maimed every day in Yemen as a direct result of the conflict gripping the country, according to a report released by UNICEF. UNICEF

18 Aug 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / O'BRIEN VISIT

Emergency Relief Coordinator Stephen O’Brien visited Yemen, where he met displaced communities and local authorities. OCHA

11 Aug 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / YEMEN UPDATE

After UN Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed met with the Secretary General of the Arab League in Cairo to discuss the situation in Yemen, Ahmad Fawzi, Spokesperson and Director UN Information Service in Geneva, said that the Arab League “would consider seriously the question of monitors in case of a cease fire." UNTV CH

4 Aug 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / ADEN FOOD DISTRIBUTION

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun distributions of food to around 340,000 people in eight of the worst-affected areas of the southern Yemeni port city of Aden. A WFP official in Sana’a said, "The humanitarian situation in Yemen is catastrophic to say the least.” WFP

31 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / O’BRIEN YEMEN

UN Humanitarian Chief Tuesday told Security Council "the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate rapidly", adding in "some aid agencies are now using the term starvation to describe the situation of those most food insecure." UNIFEED-UNTV

28 Jul 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / SHIP FOOD AID

A United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) ship carrying food assistance arrived in Aden Tuesday – the first WFP-chartered ship to berth at the port since conflict erupted in Yemen in March. The ship with 3,000 metric tons of food – enough to feed 180,000 people for one month – docked at Aden's oil port [...]

22 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / YEMEN UPDATE

United Nations said Tuesday that millions of Yemenis continue to suffer from violence, hunger and poor medical assistance as violence escalates unabated.  UNTV CH

21 Jul 2015 | Read More »

YEMEN / HUMANITARIAN SITUATION

A humanitarian coordinator in Yemen said "we really have a humanitarian catastrophe at the moment because of the conflict", adding in "the needs are water, health, food, nutrition, pretty much everything that you could imagine." OCHA / RECENT

16 Jul 2015 | Read More »

 

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