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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 »

OCHA / YEMEN PAUSE

The United Nation's top humanitarian official Wednesday called on all parties to the conflict in Yemen to start "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian pause" OCHA / FILE

15 Jul 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / YEMEN HUMANITARIAN

The UN Refugee Agency  said Tuesday Yemen is "one of largest humanitarian crises in the world." UNTV CH

14 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / YEMEN REACTION

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is "disappointed" that the humanitarian pause did not take hold over the weekend in Yemen, his spokesperson said Monday, but some humanitarian aid did get through. UNIFEED UNTV

13 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / YEMEN SECURITY COUNCIL

The UN Security Council Friday welcomed the Ramadan humanitarian pause in Yemen, and said, “All parties will need to suspend military operations during the pause and that no party should take advantage of the pause to move weapons or seize territory.” UNIFEED UNTV

10 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / YEMEN HUMANITARIAN PAUSE

The UN Thursday said that the Secretary General had received assurances from the parties to the conflict in Yemen that a Ramadan humanitarian pause in that war would begin Friday and last until the end of Ramadan.  UNIFEED UNTV

9 Jul 2015 | Read More »

 

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