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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.
17 Feb 2018 description
Yemen still faces a risk of Famine (IPC Phase 5) given the potential for the recent blockade to resume and drastically limit crucial imports over a prolonged period.
13 Feb 2018 description
The funds by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates represent almost a third of the $2.96 billion required and will relieve the suffering of millions across the country.
12 Feb 2018 description
The upsurge in fighting in the south-western Governorate of Taizz is of particular concern. Civilians are under fire on all sides, and the Saudi-led Coalition continues to conduct airstrikes.
11 Feb 2018 description
report Voice of America
Thousands of Ethiopian migrants continue to make the perilous journey to war-torn Yemen in search of better economic opportunities despite the dangerous security conditions.
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.
09 Feb 2018 description
Yemen’s west coast continues to be the highest source of new displacement, with 71 per cent or some 61,000 people originating from Al Hudaydah and Taizz governorates.
07 Feb 2018 description
The impact of Yemeni riyal depreciation and the port closure by the coalition in December has continued to impact the market along with other factors such as taxation.
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
report UN Children's Fund
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.
22 Jan 2018 description
report Save the Children
Aid workers are struggling to cope with Yemen's worst diphtheria outbreak since 1989. The death toll from the outbreak is likely to rise if vital supplies are not able to enter the country.
20 Jan 2018 description
Among those who require assistance to survive are 400,000 children who suffer from a severe acute malnutrition and are 10 times more likely to die if they do not receive medical treatment.
18 Jan 2018 description
The shipments include essential medicines, insulin vials, antibiotics, rabies vaccines, intravenous (IV) fluids, and other medical supplies and equipment.
18 Jan 2018 description
Of the two million Yemenis who remain displaced, almost 90 per cent have been living away from home for more than a year, depleting their resources and those of the local host communities.
16 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
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.
16 Jan 2018 description
The agencies are calling for the complete and unconditional opening of Hudaydah port to allow for the uninterrupted flow of food and fuel.
15 Jan 2018 description
While tons of food and fuel have been delivered - the first commercial supplies after a 45-day blockade - 17.8 million people struggle to afford enough to eat, and 8.4 million are at risk of famine.
07 Jan 2018 description
As of 24 December, 2,229 associated deaths were reported across the country. People over the age of 60 continue to account for the highest percentage of deaths - nearly one-third.
05 Jan 2018 description
The US $50 million allocation will ensure an integrated response across humanitarian sectors in 27 high-priority districts at risk of famine, as well as in areas where conflict has recently escalated.