The cholera epidemic continues to sweep across Yemen with suspected cases exceeding 200,000 people, increasing at an average of 5,000 every day, with one person dying every hour. The number of people in need of...

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The recent cholera outbreak of an unprecedented scale has resulted in more than 100,000 suspected cases, 789 associated deaths, and is threatening the lives of an estimated 1.1 million malnourished pregnant women. This...

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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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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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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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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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More than 19 months of the conflict in Yemen has left an estimated 18.8 million people in need some kind of assistance or protection in order to meet their basic needs, including 10.3 million who are in acute need. This...

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Following 19 months of fighting, the armed conflict and its consequences continue to drive the large-scale humanitarian emergency in Yemen. On 8 October 2016, airstrikes hit a large community hall killing more than 140...

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Major breakthrough in delivery of life-saving humanitarian assistance, following long delays in deliveries.

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