Access constraints remains a major constraint for the overall humanitarian response in Yemen, including for UNFPA, with constraints reported in 90 per cent of districts.

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The conflict in Syria has created one of the most severe and protracted humanitarian crises in the world today. Millions have been displaced both inside the country and outside as refugees, especially in Egypt, Iraq,...

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The conflict in Syria has created one of the most severe and protracted humanitarian crises in the world today. Millions have been displaced both inside the country and outside as refugees, especially in Egypt, Iraq,...

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The situation in Yemen remains catastrophic. A record 22.2 million people need humanitarian assistance or protection – including 8.4 million people who are severely food insecure. People’s lives have continued...

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Yemeni civilians have been bearing the brunt of a conflict that led to the collapse of the economy and social services, and to the severe disruption of livelihoods in the three years since its escalation, making Yemen...

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Almost three years into the conflict, Yemen remains the largest man-made humanitarian crisis globally. A staggering 22.2 million people – some 75 per cent of the population – need humanitarian assistance, including 11.3...

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Security Council Resolution 2393 was adopted, renewing the provisions of Resolution 2165 for an additional 12 months. This will enable UNFPA to continue supporting people in need, working with implementing partners...

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On 1 December 2017, tensions between Houthi rebels and the General People’s Congress flared up, sparking fierce fighting in Sana’a City and other areas of Yemen leading to the assassination of former President Ali...

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Highlights of the month: First Official Visit of UNFPA Executive Director to Jordan; the Strategy to Address the Needs of Syrian Adolescent Girls in Syria was launched

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On 6 November, ‘temporary’ closure of all of Yemen’s airports, seaports and land crossings took effect, disrupting the delivery of humanitarian assistance to 27 million people. UNFPA and all humanitarian actors called...

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