100,000 trapped and fearful civilians in South Sudan town

Until recently, Yei had largely escaped the effects of the primary conflict in South Sudan. Security deteriorated rapidly after a new conflict broke out in Juba in July.


Mobile health teams help to save lives of children in Yemen as conflict surges

UNICEF and its partners have completed an ambitious drive to reach children and women in Yemen with critical health and nutrition services to save lives as the conflict continues.


Medical crisis grows in South Sudan

Decades of violence in South Sudan have shattered hopes for a sound medical system. In an emergency situation, the absence of roads is a death sentence.


WHO calls for immediate safe evacuation of the sick and wounded from conflict areas

“The situation is heart rending and enraging,” says WHO DGl Margaret Chan. “With the relentless attacks on health workers and hospitals, the handful of doctors still alive cannot possibly cope."

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