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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.
01 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
"Yemen is already facing a severe shortage of drinking water, which is directly linked to outbreaks of cholera... Attacks on water infrastructure jeopardize efforts to prevent another outbreak," said ED Fore.
29 Jul 2018 description
Airstrikes near a reproductive health centre and public laboratory in Hodeidah hit and damaged a sanitation facility in Zabid and a water station, which supplies the majority of the water to Hodeidah City.
26 Jul 2018 description
UN’s humanitarian chief, Mark Lowcock, thanks donors for their support for life-saving humanitarian aid operations in Yemen, while asserting that only a political solution can end the suffering.
25 Jul 2018 description
report Save the Children
Hodeidah could become ground zero for a new outbreak of the highly contagious disease. Should the port city become besieged it would be devastating for an estimated 350,000 people still there.
20 Jul 2018 description
The situation in Hodeidah City is calm, but tense, as diplomatic talks continue between warring parties, with heavy clashes ongoing in districts south of the city, says NRC.
19 Jul 2018 description
ECW invested US$82 million in 14 crisis-hit countries from April 2017 to March 2018, reaching some of the most vulnerable children affected by conflict and natural disasters.
17 Jul 2018 description
Temperatures are climbing up to 40 degrees, and the water supply has been disrupted in several areas. Many people are relying on water from wells, and the risk of contamination is high.