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21 Jun 2018 description
Twenty-five percent of children in Hodeidah are suffering from acute malnutrition. If nutritional support from humanitarian partners is disrupted, it will endanger the lives of almost 100,000 children.
14 Jun 2018 description
“Dozens of UN staff are in the city helping to deliver food, water and health services,” said Lise Grande, UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen. “We estimate that 600,000 civilians are in the city - many of whom are dependent on assistance to survive.”
07 Jun 2018 description
African countries top the Norwegian Refugee Council's list for a third year in a row. The list is based on three criteria: lack of funding, dearth of media attention, and political and diplomatic neglect.
28 May 2018 description
The joint UNICEF-World Bank Emergency Cash Transfer Project contributes to avert the risk of famine and allow targeted families to buy food and medicine for their children.
24 May 2018 description
The humanitarian agencies stand ready to increase their delivery of assistance to the people of Yemen, said Mark Lowcock, who called for greater cooperation from all parties and stakeholders.
15 May 2018 description
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From the Central African Republic to South Sudan, and from Syria to Afghanistan, attacks on children in conflict have continued unabated during the first four months of the year.
10 May 2018 description
The campaign, which is part of a broader cholera integrated response plan, will conclude on 15 May before Ramadan starts. It aims to prevent the resurgence of the world’s largest cholera outbreak.
26 Apr 2018 description
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The UNICEF-supported campaign was launched in 39 high-risk districts in March, covering 75 per cent of the target: children under 7 years with Penta vaccine and children between 7 and 15 years with Tetanus/Diptheria vaccine.
03 Apr 2018 description
Pledges were made by 40 Member States and organizations, including the Central Emergency Response Fund, during an event in Geneva co-chaired by the UN, Sweden and Switzerland.
03 Apr 2018 description
The announcement was made at the Pledging Event for Yemen held in Geneva on Tuesday, bringing total EU funding to Yemen to €438.2 million since the beginning of the crisis in 2015.
27 Mar 2018 description
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Almost three-quarters of public school teachers have not been paid their salaries in over a year, putting the education of an additional 4.5 million children at grave risk.
25 Mar 2018 description
At least 9.8 million people across Yemen are acutely in need of health services, but only 50 per cent of health facilities are operational as the civil war is in its fourth year.
23 Mar 2018 description
As worst-affected households begin to exhaust their coping capacity, populations may begin to move into Catastrophe (IPC Phase 5) even in the absence of additional disruptions.
21 Feb 2018 description
"Yemen's crisis is entirely man-made. The spread of cholera and the threat of famine are the results of deliberate actions taken by the parties to the conflict," NRC's Van Meegen said.
09 Feb 2018 description
Some 22.2 million Yemenis, more than 2 out of 3 people, will need humanitarian aid in 2018, with half of the population living in areas directly affected by conflict.
07 Feb 2018 description
WHO plans to use grant to provide urgent health assistance to 630,000 vulnerable people in districts around Sana’a and al-Hudayda, including 189,000 internally displaced persons.
01 Feb 2018 description
More than two million people are still displaced in Yemen, with women and children 75% of all IDPs. WHO has dispatched 13 mobile medical teams to provide primary health-care services.
30 Jan 2018 description
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Children are the most vulnerable when conflict or disaster causes the collapse of essential services such as healthcare, water and sanitation. Almost one in four children now lives in a country affected by conflict or disaster.
30 Jan 2018 description
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An estimated 400,000 children under 5 years will suffer from severe acute malnutrition in 2018, and the damage or closure of schools and health facilities will threaten children's development for years to come.
16 Jan 2018 description
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Yemen's children are scarred by violence, displacement, disease, poverty, undernutrition and a lack of access to basic services including water, health care and education.