Yemen: warning of ‘a lost generation,’ UN child rights envoy urges end to grave violations against children

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 01:01

Photo: A boy holds a large piece of exploded artillery shell, which landed in the village of Al Mahjar, a suburb of Sana’a, the capital of Yemen. Photo: UNICEF

Growing Catastrophic Food Crisis In Yemen

Sun, 08/23/2015 - 19:33

On August 19, the World Food Program warned of a growing catastrophic food crisis. War and US/Saudi blockade prevents distributing enough to sustain life for millions of Yemenis.

UN health workers vaccinate millions of children against polio and measles in war-ravaged Yemen

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 16:05

Nearly a quarter of all health facilities in Yemen are no longer operating fully – with more expected to close down in the coming weeks – resulting in “catastrophic consequences” for patients suffe

The war has pushed Yemen to the brink of famine, the U.N. says

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 10:40

The war in Yemen has pushed the country to the brink of famine, with both commercial food imports and aid deliveries held up by the fighting and millions of hungry women and children facing possibl

Yemen militants fire missile across border, killing 2 Saudi soldiers

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 02:48

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The Saudi military says two soldiers have been killed along the border by a missile fired from inside Yemen.

Fighting in Yemen’s war has become a main source of income especially for Taiz youth

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 03:15

Taiz: A young wheatish-looking Mansoor Al Barakani is stationed in Al Robaei hill, south of Taiz city with a kalashnikov strapped to his chest.

Yemen: amid food crisis, UN expert warns of deliberate starvation of civilians

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 02:49

 As Yemen plunges deeper into conflict, which has left millions in need of humanitarian aid and wrecked healthcare systems, the country now finds itself in the midst of a major food crisis, a Unite

As conflict rages in Yemen, the country faces severe water shortage

Sun, 08/16/2015 - 00:13

By Sophie Cousins- NA

More than 20 million Yemenis – 80 per cent of the country’s population – are struggling to get access to clean water as conflict in the country continues. 


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