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13 Mar 2018 description

On the occasion of the 7th anniversary of the Syrian conflict, Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is relaunching its "Stop Bombing Civilians" campaign against the bombing of civilian populations. When explosive weapons are used in populated areas, which has become commonplace in current conflicts in Iraq, Yemen and Syria, 92% of the victims are civilians. HI calls on the general public to sign a global petition asking states to end the use of explosive weapons in populated areas.

13 Mar 2018 description
report Save the Children

Ali Alashwal

Last year, I was on a mission to Hajjah in northern Yemen where Save the Children is providing healthcare, water and food to the most vulnerable families.

I accompanied one of our health teams who travel to remote areas to provide life-saving services where people have no access to doctors.

As Yemen is in the throes of the world’s worst cholera outbreak, children are paying the highest price of a health system in ruins.

Our mobile clinics are a life-line to the most vulnerable children.


12 Mar 2018 description

SANA’A – Today the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a contribution of US$16 million from the Government of Japan, which provides a significant boost to WFP operations aimed at averting famine in Yemen.

12 Mar 2018 description

L'OIM travaille en collaboration avec le Gouvernement afin de mieux appréhender les dynamiques migratoires à Djibouti et comprendre le profil des migrants qui transitent dans le pays. Le suivi des flux de population est une activité qui consiste à collecter des données dans les localités où transitent les migrants.

12 Mar 2018 description


The security situation has not changed since last week. The local authorities in Al Hudaydah raised again the issue of creating IDPs camps but this time in Aljarrahi district, and they justified their request due to the slow response of humanterian actors in Al Hudaydah. UNHCR is the only agency that now has NFIs and EESKs stocks in Al Hudaydah Hub. DRC is running out off stocks. The Shelter Cluster is encouraging partners at the national and Sub-Na-tional level to urgently join the response

12 Mar 2018 description

Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS ) summary for January 2018 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Somalia / Somaliland and Yemen.

Country Profiles


12 Mar 2018 description

By Aziz El Yaakoubi

AL-MOKHA, Yemen, March 11 (Reuters) - It took Seham Ali Ibrahim one month to make the dangerous journey from her village near the frontline town of al-Heiss to the relative safety of Yemen's western coast areas, often traveling by foot across battle lines.

Read more on the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

11 Mar 2018 description

This review is looking at the contributions of six selected CashCap deployments undertaken in 2016 and 2017 in order to assess their relevance, effectiveness and sustainability.

11 Mar 2018 description


1.1 Background & Objective

The increase in the number of refugees from the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria) across the region in 2017 continued and the need remains for a large-scale response to address the needs of refugees already present in the host community. As of end of 2017, 655,624 Syrian refugees were registered with UNHCR, including refugees hosted in Za’atari, Azraq camps, Emirati Jordanian (EJC) camp and King Abdullah Park.

10 Mar 2018 description

SHABWA, Yemen, 8th March, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent this morning signed an agreement to establish an integrated solar-operated water pump unit in Yashbm, Governorate of Shabwa, which should address the energy needs of around 5000 people.

"The project translates the direction of the UAE leadership to improve the performance of essential service sectors in the recently liberated Yemeni regions," said Mohamed Saif Al Muheiri, Head of ERC Team in Shabwa.

10 Mar 2018 description

SHABWA, 8th March, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent has increased its relief assistance in the Upper Directorate of Shabwa, Yemen, as part of its continuous efforts to support liberated areas in Yemen by facilitating the provision of social amenities, aid and development projects.

Under this framework, the ERC distributed on Wednesday 3,000 food baskets to people in the Directorate to help alleviate the suffering of locals.

10 Mar 2018 description

HADRAMAUT, 8th March, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, began operating an artesian well today in Wadi Jabae in Gfalawamer District of the Hadramaut Desert, as part of its project to dig 18 artesian wells in Hadramaut.

The launch was attended by Mohammed Saleh Al Saeeri, Assistant Under-Secretary of Hadramaut Governorate for Desert Districts Affairs, and several social and religious figures.

10 Mar 2018 description

ADEN, 7th March, 2018 (WAM) -- The Aden Local Water and Sanitation Corporation (LWSC) today started the operation of UAE-funded new water pumps in Al Manasra Field and Nasser Well. The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, is financing the AED3 million-project under the 'Year of Giving' initiative.

Fathi Alawi Al Saqaf, Deputy Director-General of the LWSCA, praised the UAE’s overall support for Yemen, noting that the grant provided by the UAE to Aden has been used for water and sanitation projects to improve the living conditions of Yemenis.