UN HC Yemen
International Organization based in Yemen

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Statement by Johannes Van Der Klaauw, Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen

There are reports of more than 200 civilians, including women and children, having been killed, and thousands of people are reportedly trapped inside the conflict zone.

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Humanitarian Coordinator calls for full humanitarian access in Amran Governorate

Continuing conflict in Amran has worsened the plight of thousands of civilians, but efforts to scale-up humanitarian operations have been constrained by widespread insecurity.

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Humanitarian Coordinator concerned over situation in Amran Governorate

Sana’a, 10 April 2014 – The Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen has called on parties to the situation in Amran Governorate to avoid further escalation of the conflict and allow humanitarian partners full and unfettered access to people affected, to ensure the delivery of assistance and effective protection of civilians.

The call comes amid reports of high tension in the northern Yemeni governorate, where tens of thousands of people displaced by conflict in recent months remain in need of humanitarian assistance.

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Humanitarian Coordinator’s statement on the situation in northern Yemen

A blockade of the main roads going into Sa’ada is preventing fuel, food, medical supplies and other necessities from reaching the people there. Aid workers are unable to deliver assistance to 14,500 IDPs.