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04 Dec 2018 description
The UN and its partners aim to assist 93.6 million of the most vulnerable with food, shelter, health care, emergency education, protection and other basic assistance, according to the GHO.
19 Nov 2018 description
report Oxfam
Campaña de Navidad #UnGranReto busca conseguir que 62.000 niñas y niños en situación de emergencia tengan agua limpia para lavarse las manos y así evitar el contagio de enfermedades mortales.
09 Nov 2018 description
Eight days into a renewed offensive on Hodeidah city, civilians are reporting relentless airstrikes ... mortars and missiles on the outskirts and within 5km of the main port.
23 Oct 2018 description
The total number of people facing pre-famine conditions could soon reach 14 million. That is half the total population of the country, said the UN humanitarian chief.
05 Oct 2018 description
The numbers are expected to go up as reports of the final day of the campaign come in. The six-day vaccination effort was carried out by 3,000 health workers in three districts in Hudaydah and Ibb.
02 Oct 2018 description
report UN News Service
About 540,000 women, children and men who received a first dose of the vaccine in August, in Hudaydah and Ibb governorates, are targeted in this new four-day campaign.
01 Oct 2018 description
report Save the Children
Save the Children’s health centres report a 170 per cent spike in suspected cases. Malnutrition, displacement and attacks on water supplies could spark a new wave of the disease nationwide.
21 Sep 2018 description
"The position has deteriorated in an alarming way in recent weeks. We may now be approaching a tipping point, beyond which it will be impossible to prevent massive loss of life" Mark Lowcock told UN Security Council.
17 Sep 2018 description
The Fund has allocated another US$90 million to respond to needs identified in the re-prioritized Humanitarian Response Plan and to provide life-saving assistance to people in newly accessible areas and areas facing severe access constraints.
14 Sep 2018 description
'Parties to the conflict must take real and immediate steps to protect civilians, homes and hospitals in the city. [The] Port must remain open and so too the arteries that lead from it' - NRC.
07 Sep 2018 description
What Yemen needs most is a ceasefire by all parties to the conflict, to spare civilians from further violence and give this week’s consultations time and space to mature and progress.
04 Sep 2018 description
The depreciation of Yemen’s currency corresponds with dramatic price hikes on basic commodities, leaving millions of people unable buy enough food to meet their daily needs.
02 Sep 2018 description
Since April 2017, more than 1.1 million suspected cholera cases and 2,310 associated deaths have been reported across the country. The outbreak is the most serious on record.
28 Aug 2018 description
US scientists have developed a model to predict where cholera is most likely to spread in Yemen. UK aid is using these predictions to give aid workers on the ground the best information.
28 Aug 2018 description
Information documented by the Group of Regional and International Experts on Yemen strongly suggests that parties to the armed conflict have perpetrated, and continue to perpetrate, violations and crimes under international law.
23 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
Some 3.7 million children may be at risk of missing out on a new school year as more than 143,000 teachers in north Yemen have not been paid for over two years. UNICEF continues to enhance its resource mobilization.
17 Aug 2018 description
Donors helped the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to achieve record-level funding of $514.6 million, ensuring delivery of urgent aid to millions of people in desperate need.
08 Aug 2018 description
Yemen has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios in the region. Today, the maternal death rate is likely significantly higher, as the conflict has cut off access to health services, medicines, food and livelihoods.
07 Aug 2018 description
The response plan, developed with regional and country level partners, is a migrant-focused humanitarian and development strategy, targeting 81,000 vulnerable people.
03 Aug 2018 description
"Al Thawra is the largest hospital in Yemen and one of the few functioning medical facilities in the area. It houses one of the best cholera treatment centres in the city,” said UNHC Lise Grande.