UN / YEMEN HUMANITARIAN UPDATE

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A UN Spokesperson said, “the humanitarian operation in Yemen remains the largest in the world with 24 million people - about the 80 per cent of the population - in need of life-saving support.” UNIFEED

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DATELINE: 13 JANUARY 2020, NEW YORK CITY / FILE

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13 JANUARY 2020, NEW YORK CITY

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3.SOUNDBITE (English) Stephane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“Turning to Yemen, the humanitarian operation in Yemen remains the largest in the world with 24 million people - about the 80 per cent of the population - in need of life-saving support. About 7.4 million people need nutrition assistance including 2.1 million children under the age of five, and 1.1 million pregnant and breastfeeding women who need acute malnutrition treatment. As of January 8th, almost 861,000 suspected cholera cases have been reported since 2019, impacting 324 of Yemen’s 333 districts. Some 3.6 million people are internally displaced with nearly 400,000 newly displaced in 2019 alone.”
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4. Various shots, Security Council voting
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A UN Spokesperson said, “the humanitarian operation in Yemen remains the largest in the world with 24 million people – about the 80 per cent of the population - in need of life-saving support.”

Speaking to reporters today (13 Jan) in New York, UN Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said that in Yemen, “about 7.4 million people need nutrition assistance including 2.1 million children under the age of five, and 1.1 million pregnant and breastfeeding women who need acute malnutrition treatment.”

Dujarric continued, “as of January 8th, almost 861,000 suspected cholera cases have been reported since 2019, impacting 324 of Yemen’s 333 districts. Some 3.6 million people are internally displaced with nearly 400,000 newly displaced in 2019 alone.”

Earlier in the morning, the UN Security Council adopted a resolution renewing the mandate of the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) for a further six months.
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