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New York: With some 27,800 migrants having crossed from the Horn of Africa into war-torn Yemen this year, the UN migration agency, IOM, expressed concern on Tuesday over the safety and well-being of those on the move. more
Yemen: New Houthi commitment ‘encouraging step’ to protecting children

New York: The United Nations commended on Monday a new signed Action Plan to safeguard children affected by armed conflict in Yemen.

UN analysis shows link between lack of vaccine equity and widening inequalities

New York: Only a tiny proportion of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in developing countries, leading to a widening gap between rich and poor, says the UN Development Programme (U ...

$4.3 billion needed to help over 17 million people across Yemen

New York: A “funding crunch” has put millions of people in Yemen at risk of catastrophe, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, in support of an urgen ...

Yemen war now ‘chronic emergency’ as millions face hunger

New York: After more than seven years of war, Yemen is living in a chronic state of emergency, marked by hunger, disease and other miseries that are rising faster than aid agencies can re ...

Yemen facing ‘outright catastrophe’ over rising hunger, warn UN humanitarians

New York: Yemen’s already dire hunger crisis is “teetering on the edge of outright catastrophe”, UN agency chiefs said on Monday, as new data analysis from the war-ravag ...

Yemen recovery possible if war stops now: UNDP report

New York: War-torn Yemen is among the poorest countries in the world, but recovery is possible if the conflict ends now, the UN Development Programme (UNDP) said in a report published on ...

Yemen: UN Special Envoy calls for urgent end to fighting, as humanitarian needs escalate

New York: Ahead of Thursday’s Security Council meeting behind closed doors on Yemen, the UN Special Envoy, Hans Grundberg, said that a UN-led political process could still be part o ...

Yemen: Four children killed or maimed a day, as war grinds on

New York: At least 8 children have reportedly been killed or injured in escalating violence in Yemen in the past five days.

Yemen war reaches ‘shameful milestone’ - 10,000 children now killed or maimed

New York: Another “shameful milestone” has been reached in the conflict in Yemen with 10,000 children killed or maimed since fighting started in March 2015, the UN Children&rs ...