Tag: Yemen Conflict

December 30, 2018

UN Calls out Yemen’s Houthi R...

The fighting in Yemen, the poorest Arab nation, has killed tens of thousands of people and driven millions to hunger. The U.N. calls it the world’s worst humanitarian disaster

December 28, 2018

Children in Conflict

The futures of millions of children living in countries affected by armed conflict are at risk, as warring parties continue to commit grave violations against children, and world leaders fail to hold perpetrators accountable – UNICEF said

December 14, 2018

UN Security Council Considers Situa...

Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, briefs the Security Council

WFP welcomed the UN Secretary Gener...

The warring parties have committed to an immediate ceasefire in the port city of Hodeidah and its surrounding governorate at the end of a week of peace talks in Sweden

December 11, 2018

UN: 20 Million Yemenis are Hungry, ...

Lowcock, the U.N. undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, said those 250,000 Yemenis facing “catastrophe” are overwhelmingly concentrated in four provinces “where the conflict is raging quite intensely” — Taiz, Saada, Hajja and Hodeida

December 8, 2018

Yemen Update

UN spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric said this meant an average of 123 civilian deaths and injuries every week during this period

December 6, 2018

Yemen Hunger

The World Food Programme (WFP) said its food assistance was the only this preventing massive famine in the country, but fighting, high prices and a failing economy are pushing people to the brink

Living Conditions of Millions of Ch...

The UNICEF Regional Director said seven million children in Yemen go to sleep hungry every night and some 400,000 face life threatening severe acute malnutrition

December 3, 2018

Yemen Famine Risk Fueled by War, Fo...

Around seventy-five percent of Yemen’s population needs assistance as food prices have shot up due to inflation fueled by fighting around the country’s seaports

November 29, 2018

UN Chief Appeals to G20 Leaders for...

The U.N. General Assembly adopted the SDGs in 2015. The 17 global goals provide a framework for ending extreme poverty and hunger, improving health and education, and protecting the planet, all by 2030

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