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10 Sep 2012 description

By David Tereshchuk*

The world’s media have made the Republic of Yemen, on the Arabian Pensinsula’s tip, facing the Horn of Africa across the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, all too well-known as a country of turbulence.

Long-standing separatist insurrections, and in recent years activity by an Al Qaeda affiliate have combined to created a climate of perilous insecurity for this nation of 24 million.

But adding to its challenges has been a huge extra influx of population.

25 Apr 2003 description

Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 25 Apr 2003

18 Apr 2003 description

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11 Apr 2003 description

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28 Mar 2003 description

Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 28 Mar 2003

20 Dec 2002 description

Extracted from UMCOR Hotline 20 Dec 2002

10 Aug 2001 description

UMCOR has received a request from the Shepherd Society in Bethlehem to provide assistance to Palestinians who are suffering severe economic hardship because of the ongoing violence and the closures. Funds will be used to provide food, medicine, utility subsidies, children's school tuition, and trauma counseling. Please support these efforts by giving to UMCOR's Middle East Emergency, Advance #601740-2, and please pray for peace and wisdom in the midst of the escalating violence.

06 Apr 2000 description

According to the World Food Program, more than 15 million people in Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan, Kenya, Djibouti, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania are facing a humanitarian crisis of serious proportions. The most seriously affected populations are agro-pastoralists in southern and eastern Ethiopia, Somalia and northern Kenya.