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UN in Yemen
17 Sep 2018 - Sana’a, 16 September 2018: The United Nations is working to open a humanitarian medical air bridge for Yemeni civilians who are suffering from conditions which cannot be treated inside Yemen.
“The aim is to help patients suffering from cancer, chronic diseases and congenital...
01 Aug 2018 - Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore
SANA’A/NEW YORK, 1 August 2018 - “Attacks against civilian facilities and services are unacceptable, inhumane and in breach of the basic laws of war.
“Ongoing violence and repeated attacks on lifesaving...
30 Jul 2018 - Sana’a, 29 July 2018 – On 26, 27 and 28 July, airstrikes occurred near a reproductive health centre and public laboratory in Hodeidah and hit and damaged a sanitation facility in Zabid and a water station, which supplies the majority of the water to Hodeidah City.
04 Jul 2018 - On 5 July, Security Council members will hold consultations on Yemen, receiving briefings from UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths via video-teleconference and from OCHA Director of Operations John Ging.
29 Jun 2018 - “Events on the battlefield” are the main spoiler to the peace process in Yemen, but political negotiations are the top overall priority for resolving the conflict, according to the UN’s envoy for the country, speaking exclusively to UN News....
15 Jan 2018 - 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...
21 Dec 2017 - SANA’A, 20 December 2017 – A UNICEF-chartered plane landed today in Sana’a and delivered nearly 6 million doses of essential vaccines to protect millions of children at risk of preventable diseases, including the current diphtheria outbreak that has reportedly infected over 300...
21 Dec 2017 - (1) Yemen casualties
We are deeply concerned at the recent surge in civilian casualties in Yemen as a result of intensified airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, following the killing of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sana’a on 4 December.
Our Office in Yemen verified...
06 Sep 2017 - Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix and Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, Mr. Atul Khare, talk to us about sexual exploitation and abuse by our personnel.
26 Jun 2016 -
Kuwait- The situation in Yemen is of profound concern to me.There is an alarming scarcity of basic food items. The economy is in precarious condition. Whilst the cessation of hostilities is mostly holding, there have been serious violations, causing further casualties and...