15,975 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
24 Dec 2018 description

ANALYSIS

Administrative access incidents remain most acute in insecure environments. In October-November, approximately 86 per cent of 73 reported incidents were administrative in nature. Of these, more than half were concentrated in 13 districts with active military operations in the governorates of Sa’ada, Al Hudaydah, Sana’a, Al Dhale’e and Al Jawf.

24 Dec 2018 description
file preview
English version
file preview
Arabic version

December 24th, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs' (OCHA) Yemen Humanitarian Fund (YHF) to provide life-saving health care services in Taiz and Dhalee Governorates, the Republic of Yemen.

23 Dec 2018 description

Key figures:

22.2M people in need

2M internally displaced persons (IDP)

89% of IDPs displaced for more than one year

1M IDP returnees

1.2M IDPs given in-kind or cash assistance in 2018

322K IDPs assisted as part of the Al Hudaydah response since June 2018

Funding

USD 198.7 M required for 2018

USD 139.2 M received as of 18 December 2018

23 Dec 2018 description

Current major event

Hepatitis A outbreak in Northern Aleppo

The Ministry of Health of Syria has reported a cluster of acute jaundice syndrome cases in the northwest area of Aleppo. Laboratory tests performed in WHO’s reference laboratory at American University of Beirut identified hepatitis A virus (HAV) as the causative organism of these acute jaundice cases.

Editorial note

22 Dec 2018 description
report Save the Children

Media Contact: Media@savechildren.org

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (Dec. 22, 2018) — Following the United Nations Security Council’s resolution yesterday on Yemen, Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Yemen Country Director, said:

“Yesterday’s adoption of a new UN Security Council resolution on Yemen, is a welcome step towards addressing the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, solidifying the agreements made in Stockholm including a critical ceasefire of the Port city of Hodeidah, which came into force this Tuesday.

22 Dec 2018 description

Adel Ohman- Translated by Ahmed Al-Shami

Yemeni people have historically been closely linked to their lands, with most Yemenis working in agriculture, especially in rural areas.

In most areas of the country, the soil is fertile and arable for agriculture. Crops vary from one region to another.

Tehama region is considered as one of the most fertile and cultivable lands in the country and its productivity increases with nurture.

21 Dec 2018 description

21 December 2018: Despite a decrease in total fatalities this year, the majority of countries experienced more conflict, expanding the scope of political violence across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED)’s 2018 data show that both the number of new locations experiencing violence and the number of armed actors engaging in violence have risen since 2017.

21 Dec 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13643

Security Council
8439th Meeting (PM)

Permanent Representative Hails Text’s Reaffirmation of Sovereignty, Territorial Integrity, Following Signing of Stockholm Accords

Calling on the parties in Yemen to implement their new agreement to halt combat in zones critical for delivery of live-saving aid, the Security Council today authorized the immediate deployment of an advance team to monitor compliance.

21 Dec 2018 description

Jeremy Hunt has welcomed the UN Security Council's unequivocal backing of Resolution 2451.

Today the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to adopt Security Council Resolution 2451, a UK-led resolution to bolster the UN Yemen peace process.

The new resolution, the first to be passed on the conflict in Yemen since 2016, is designed to build on the momentum generated by UN peace talks in Stockholm last week.

21 Dec 2018 description

In November, a total of 28,138 movements were observed at Flow Monitoring Points. This represents a slight decrease in comparison with October when 29,558 movements were observed. Specifically, five (5) of FMPs recorded a decrease in movements (Buuhoodle, Cabudwaaq, Dhobley, Dollow, and Lowyacado) while two FMPs (Bossaso and Harirad) saw an increase in movements. The majority of flows identified (57%) were incoming against 43% outgoing.

21 Dec 2018 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

Conflict continues to threaten agricultural livelihoods

Below-average cereal harvest estimated for 2018, stable cereal import requirements

Almost 20 million people estimated to be food insecure in absence of assistance

Conflict continues to threaten agricultural livelihoods

21 Dec 2018 description

SHARJAH, 20th December, 2018 (WAM) -- The Big Heart Foundation, TBHF, the UAE-based global humanitarian organisation, has renewed its support with a financial grant of over US$700,000 to three projects undertaken by leading UN agencies, UNHCR and UNICEF, in Jordan, Syria and Yemen.

According to the 2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview Report, HNO, 13.1 million people in Syria alone are in need of humanitarian assistance, out of which the condition of nearly half the population is acute.

21 Dec 2018 description

Retired General Patrick Cammaert, Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee (RCC), landed in Aden, Yemen, this afternoon (22 December), where he held a face-to-face meeting with the Government of Yemen appointees to the RCC mechanism.

20 Dec 2018 description
report UN News Service

It has been a “terrifying” year for Yemenis but ultimately one of hope, as December talks in Sweden yielded a ceasefire around a key port city with the promise of further substantive consultations between the warring parties next month, the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, told UN News in an exclusive interview on Wednesday.