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Safe water restored in Taizz as Yemen battles cholera outbreak
Description: Taizz City, 15 June 2017-For nearly half a million people inside Taizz enclave, water supply is the most stressful and time consuming task that parents and children endure every day. Taizz city is witnessing a relentless ground fighting and airstrikes for over two years now. The conflict has worsened the already severe water shortage in the densely populated south western city of Yemen. Yemen is currently grappling with a cholera outbreak has infected more than 135,000 and killed over 974 as of June 13. More than half of the cases and a quarter of the deaths are children. Safe drinking water and improving hygiene are essential in the fight against cholera. In a country where more than 14 million people have been left without access to safe water due to conflict, such restoration of essential infrastructure is key to containing the spread of cholera, both in the immediate and in the long run.
  18 Jun 2017   1m23s 6 52 0
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Geert Cappelaere (UNICEF) on the situation in Yemen - Press Conference (June 8 2017)
Description: Briefing to the press by Mr. Geert Cappelaere, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, on the situation in Yemen.
  08 Jun 2017   18m52s 6 130 0
UNICEF Regional Director speaks to Al Jazeera English on Yemen
Description: Imminent threat of famine, cholera outbreak, and an ongoing war leaving Yemen in an incredibly dire situation. For more info, here's the full statement: https://www.unicef.org/mena/media_11960.html
  04 Jun 2017   6m1s 4 53 0
Yemen: Suspected cholera cases soar | UNICEF
Description: Health workers are racing against time to save children from the unprecedented spread of cholera in Yemen. In just over one month, close to 70,000 cholera cases have been reported with nearly 600 fatalities. The number of suspected cases is expected to reach 130,000 within the next two weeks. The spread of the disease is turning an already dire situation for children into a disaster. Since the start of the outbreak we’ve been working with partners to reach children and families. Our teams on the ground have provided safe water to over 1 million people and delivered over 40 tonnes of life-saving medical equipment – including medicine, oral rehydration salts, intravenous fluids and diarrhoea disease kits. We must act now to save children’s lives. Help us, help them: http://uni.cf/2rNTMtm Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: http://smarturl.it/TrendingAtUNICEF For more about UNICEF's work, visit: http://www.unicef.org Follow UNICEF here: UNICEF Connect blog: http://blogs.unicef.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/unicef Twitter: https://twitter.com/unicef Instagram: http://instagram.com/UNICEF Tumblr: http://unicef.tumblr.com Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/unicef Medium: https://medium.com/@UNICEF
  02 Jun 2017   1m4s 43 1596 0
MSF PULSE: Cholera in the time of War
Description: There is a massive cholera outbreak in Yemen right now. So far, we’ve treated 12,181 patients since March 30 and the number is still increasing. In this episode of MSF Pulse, we look at cholera, why it always seems to follow catastrophe and how we can treat it. Learn more: https://www.msf.ca/en/article/cholera-outbreak-in-yemen-worsens-as-conflict-escalates-across-the-country
  02 Jun 2017   1m49s 2 100 0
Addressing famine, peacekeeping, and insecurity in Africa
Description: On May 19, the Africa Security Initiative of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at Brookings hosted a discussion of conflict, famine, and security in Africa today. https://www.brookings.edu/events/addressing-famine-peacekeeping-and-insecurity-in-africa/ (transcript available) Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=BrookingsInstitution Follow Brookings on social media! Facebook: http://www.Facebook.com/Brookings Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/BrookingsInst Instagram: http://www.Instagram.com/brookingsinst LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/com/company/the-brookings-institution
  19 May 2017   1h28m33s 8 415 0
The children of Yemen need your help - Save the Children
Description: The children of Yemen are suffering every day. They need your support. Find out how you can help : http://bit.ly/2pZquDH
  19 May 2017   1m 2 43 0
My dignity is back
Description: UNFPA dignity kits in the Yemen response to maintain the hygiene and dignity of women and girls
  18 May 2017   3m52s 0 40 0
Cholera Outbreak: 'Aid available, but very hard to get inside Yemen' - UN special rapporteur
Description: A cholera outbreak in Yemen has claimed the lives of 115 people while some 8,500 others are suffering from the infection, medics say. A state of emergency has been declared in the capital Sana’a. Idriss Jazairy, UN Special Rapporteur on the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures, joins RT to discuss this issue. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT Listen to us on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rttv RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.
  15 May 2017   10m27s 102 3749 0
Somalia & other topics (Daily Briefing 11 May 2017)
Description: Daily Press Briefing: Central African Republic, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen, FAO World Bank, UNHCR, Press Conference Tomorrow, Noon Briefing, Guest Tomorrow HIGHLIGHTS: -CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: MISSING MOROCCAN UN PEACEKEEPER FOUND DEAD -IN LONDON, UN CHIEF CALLS ON PARTNERS TO STEP UP RELIEF EFFORTS IN SOMALIA -UN ENGAGING IN COMMUNITIES IN SOUTH SUDAN FOLLOWING REPORTS OF INCREASED FIGHTING -BRIEFING BY UN SPECIAL ENVOY ON SYRIA ON PREPARATION FOR NEW ROUND OF TALKS NEXT WEEK -UN HEALTH AGENCY SCALES UP EFFORTS TO TACKLE UPSURGE OF CHOLERA IN YEMEN - UN FOOD AGENCY AND WORLD BANK ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT IMPROVE RURAL LIVELIHOODS -UN FOOD FESTIVAL TO SHOWCASE REFUGEES’ COOKING TALENTS, FACILITATE INTEGRATION Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/ossg/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=11+May+2017
  11 May 2017   17m32s 9 317 0
Attacks in the Central African Republic & other topics - Daily Press Briefing (10 May 2017)
Description: Daily Press Briefing: Central African Republic, United Kingdom, DSG travels, Yemen, Iraq, Libya, WMO, Vesak, Bird Day, Democratic Republic of the Congo, James Sutterlin, Press Stakeout tomorrow, Press Conference tomorrow HIGHLIGHTS: -SEARCH FOR MISSING PEACEKEEPER CONTINUES IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC -COMMITMENT TO REFORM MULTILATERAL INSTITUTIONS CRITICAL TO RESCUE MULTILATERALISM, SAYS SECRETARY-GENERAL -DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL TO TRAVEL TO VIENNA, BONN, DOHA -U.N. YEMEN ENVOY STARTS REGIONAL TOUR -622,000 PEOPLE DISPLACED BY MOSUL MILITARY OPERATIONS -LIBYA: U.N. RELIEF WING LEADS MISSION TO BENGHAZI TO IDENTIFY HUMANITARIAN PRIORITIES -U.N. METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY OPENS ANNUAL SESSION IN GENEVA -ON DAY OF VESAK, SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS NO PEACE AS LONG AS OTHERS ARE IN PERIL -MIGRATORY BIRD DAY SPOTLIGHTS BENEFITS OF BIRD CONSERVATION FOR MANKIND -D.R. CONGO: UNITED NATIONS ENCOURAGES IMPLEMENTATION OF POLITICAL AGREEMENT -U.N. MOURNS DEATH OF LONGTIME STAFF MEMBER Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/ossg/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=10+May+2017
  10 May 2017   18m47s 6 218 0
Memories over Yemen: a 360 Degree
Description: Watch this 360 video about how hunger has changed Yemen through the eyes of WFP's Regional Director, Muhannad Hadi
  26 Apr 2017   1m56s 10 234 0