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New York: The crisis in Yemen, now in its seventh year of war, continues unabated, with thousands of people displaced and millions “a step away from starvation”, the UN Humanitarian Relief Coordinator said on Wednesday during a high-level side event on the margins of the 76th General Assembly. more
Yemen: UN agency helping stranded migrants to return home

New York: Amid intensifying conflict in Yemen, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) is helping nearly 5,000 Ethiopian migrants stranded in the cou ...

Shelter needs soar for displaced in Yemen’s Marib region

New York: Humanitarian needs, including a lack of shelter, are soaring among displaced communities, as fighting continues in Yemen’s Marib governorate, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) ...

Shelling kills 2 children in Yemen's Hodeidah: medics

Sanaa/Xinhua: Two children were killed on Tuesday when mortar shelling hit residential houses in Yemen's southern Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, local medics told Xinhua.

Yemen: Human right violations against journalists, coming ‘from all quarters’

New York: Unparalleled rights violations and abuses against journalists are being carried out by all parties to the armed conflict in Yemen, the UN human rights chief said on Thursday

COVID-19 scapegoating triggers fresh displacement in Yemen, warns migration agency

New York: COVID-19 fears have prompted fresh displacement in war-torn Yemen, and forced many of those on the move to sell what little they have to survive, UN humanitarians said on Tuesda ...

Concerns and hopes of Yemenis at heart of UN plans for better future

New York: In a wide-ranging interview for UN News on Wednesday, Martin Griffiths, the UN’s Special Envoy in Yemen, addresses the protracted peace process in the country, and the eno ...

In Yemen, thousands of Ethiopian migrants stranded, COVID-19 likely widespread

New York: Tens of thousands of Ethiopian migrants have been stranded in war-ravaged Yemen where they continue to be subjected to arbitrary detention and exposure to COVID-19 infection, fo ...

Waiting to declare famine ‘will be too late for Yemenis on brink of starvation’

New York: In Yemen, fears of famine have resurfaced as UN humanitarians also warned on Friday that 360,000 severely malnourished children could die unless they continue to get treatment a ...

Funding shortfall affecting critical water, sanitation services in Yemen

New York : Children in the heart of the world’s worst humanitarian disaster need help more than ever, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Friday, in an appeal for more sup ...