Tag: Yemen

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UN Appeals For More Help To Poorer Countries

The UN undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs Mark Lowcock has described the aid support to poorer countries as “grossly inadequate.” He also made an urgent appeal to wealthy countries for billions of dollars more to fight the coronavirus and deal with food insecurity. The additional $3.6bn is the UN’s third appeal for funds since it launched the Global Humanitarian Response Plan […]

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UN — Millions Face Food Crisis In Yemen

UN continues to warn that over 10 million people in Yemen face acute food shortages. If urgent action is not taken to avert the imminent famine, the situation will prove dire for the country, the agency emphasized. United Nations’ World Food Program (WFP) said it needed $737m to the end of the year to keep its aid program running in […]

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UN — War-Torn Yemen Desperately Needs Aid

Photo “I stand in solidarity with millions of suffering Yemenis. And the United Nations and the wider international community are with you every step of the way. Together, inshallah, we can bring the suffering in Yemen to an end,” said Secretary-General António Guterres in one of his earlier remarks. More than five years of conflict have left Yemenis “hanging on […]

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Houthis A Thorn In America’s Side?

Yemen is not only the poorest country in the Middle East but also one that suffers from historical political upheavals as well as social trauma and turmoil. This Arab country lies in Southwest Asia and has long been at the crossroads of Africa, the Middle East, and Asia for thousands of years. It is said to be settled by people […]