UN HC Yemen
International Organization based in Yemen

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11 Jan 2018 description
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Sana’a, 11 January 2018: The opening of the Red Sea ports of Al Hudaydah and Saleef to commercial and humanitarian shipments is a constructive and welcome step. Yemen imports about 90 per cent of its staple food and nearly all its fuel and medicine, therefore the functioning of all ports - including Al Hudaydah, Saleef and Aden - is critical to meet vital needs.

28 Dec 2017 description
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Sana’a, 28 December 2017: I remain deeply disturbed by mounting civilian casualties caused by escalated and indiscriminate attacks throughout Yemen.

11 Dec 2017 description
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Sana’a, 11 December 2017: The violence that engulfed Sana’a city over the last weeks has subsided,but the suffering continues. Famine still threatens millions; preventable diseases continually strike a weakened population in all parts of Yemen. The continuing blockade of ports, is limiting supplies of fuel, food and medicines; dramatically increasing the number of vulnerable people who need help.

04 Dec 2017 description
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Sana’a, 4 December 2017: I am extremely concerned at the continued violence in Sana’a city where armed clashes and airstrikes have continued unabated for the past days. Dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries have been reported including civilians.

05 Nov 2017 description
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Sana’a, 5 November 2017 – I am horrified at the continued violence perpetrated by all parties to the conflict in Yemen which again, this week, claimed the lives of innocent civilians, including thirteen children.