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  • Joint UNICEF - WFP Press Release: Race against time to save millions of lives in Yemen [EN/AR] 25 Apr 2017 04:54 Relief Web AMMAN/SANA’A, 25 April 2017- The continuing violence in Yemen is fuelling one of the worst hunger crises in the world, with nearly 7 million people not knowing where their next meal will come from and in desperate need of food assistance. Nearly 2.2 …
  • US drone strike kills three civilians in southern Yemen 25 Apr 2017 02:44 GlobalSecurity.org - Reliable Security Information Iran Press TV Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:42PM At least three Yemeni civilians have lost their lives when a US unmanned aerial vehicle carried out a strike in the southern part of the impoverished Arab country. The deadly drone strike was conducted in al-Saeed …
  • UN-led conference & 'humanitarian catastrophe' in Yemen 25 Apr 2017 02:43 GlobalSecurity.org - Reliable Security Information 24 April 2017 – The United Nations together with the governments of Sweden and Switzerland will convene a one-day conference in Geneva, tomorrow, to draw global attention to the deepening humanitarian crisis in war-torn Yemen where millions are " …
  • Yemen: Mounting fears for civilian safety as Hodeidah offensive looms 25 Apr 2017 00:39 Relief Web Reports Saudi Arabia-led coalition is gearing up for major military offensive Key port city of Hodeidah is a major entry point for humanitarian aid UN donor conference under way in Geneva Fears are growing for the safety of civilians in the strategic …
  • Int'l pledging conf. for Yemen is priority for Kuwait 25 Apr 2017 00:16 Kuna.net.kw GENEVA, April 24 (KUNA) -- Kuwait gives priority to a high-profile international pledging conference for Yemen in Geneva on Tuesday, a senior Kuwaiti diplomat said on Monday. Participation in the conference is part of the Humanitarian Response Plan 2017, …
  • 9 facts you need to know about the humanitarian crisis in Yemen 24 Apr 2017 23:42 Relief Web A brutal conflict is devastating Yemen, where two thirds of the population now need humanitarian assistance or protection in order to survive. The situation is deteriorating so quickly, it could reach a point of no return this year. The humanitarian …
  • UN-led conference to mobilize global action to avert 'humanitarian catastrophe' in Yemen 24 Apr 2017 22:56 United Nations 24 April 2017 – The United Nations together with the governments of Sweden and Switzerland will convene a one-day conference in Geneva, tomorrow, to draw global attention to the deepening humanitarian crisis in war-torn Yemen where millions are “close to …
  • UPDATE 1-Gulf states must donate to avert famine in Yemen - U.N. 24 Apr 2017 21:54 Reuters GENEVA The top United Nations humanitarian official called on Monday for Gulf countries to help avert mass starvation in Yemen, where two years of war have left millions at risk of famine.Stephen O'Brien, U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, spoke in an …
  • Gulf states must donate to avert famine in Yemen - U.N. 24 Apr 2017 20:35 Reuters GENEVA The top United Nations humanitarian official called on Monday for Gulf countries to help avert mass starvation in Yemen, where two years of war have left millions at risk of famine.Stephen O'Brien, U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, spoke in an …
  • Yemen CERF-funded response in 2015-2017 (as of 24 April 2017) 24 Apr 2017 20:30 Relief Web HUMANITARIAN SITUATION Two years after the escalation of conflict in March 2015, the humaniarian situation in Yemen has reached a milestone with millions of lives pushed to the brink of famine. The man-made disaster is causing one of the largest food and …