Highlight of the month: New women's and girls' safe spaces have opened in both northern and southern Syria. In April, 283,612 reproductive health services were delivered to Syrians. In neighbouring countries,...

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Highlight of the month: A new health facility and new women and girls' safe spaces started providing services in two hard-to-reach communities in Idleb, Syria.

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Against the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation, the threat of famine and the urgent need for resources, a High-Level Pledging Conference for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen was convened in Geneva on 25 April...

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Twenty-six March 2017 marked two years of relentless conflict in Yemen. This man-made disaster has been brutal on civilians. An alarming 18.8 million of them – almost two thirds of the population – need some form of...

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UNFPA Jordan continues providing life-saving services to Syrians stranded in the no-man’s land, “the berm” between the Jordanian and Syrian borders. UNFPA’s partner, Relief International, completed renovation of the...

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On 8 February, the United Nations and humanitarian partners launched the 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan, with an international appeal for US$2.1 billion to provide life-saving assistance to 12 million people in Yemen...

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UNFPA resumed providing services to Syrians stranded in the no-man’s land “the berm” between the Jordanian and Syrian borders, after months of disruption of services due to security reasons. UNFPA, working with a local...

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Armed hostilities have increased substantially along Yemen’s western coast in recent weeks, including fierce fighting in the districts of Dhubab and Al Mukha in Taizz Governorate. Partners estimate that more than 34,...

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UNFPA Syria opened a new Women's & Girls' Safe Space (WGSS) in Damascus, raising the total number of WGSSs in the government-controlled areas in the country to 14.

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The 21-month conflict has had a disastrous effect on Yemen and its people. Today, Yemen has the weakest health system in the entire Middle East region. Only 45 per cent of health facilities are functional and most are...

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