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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This brief explains how UNFPA Supplies – UNFPA’s flagship programme helping countries build stronger health systems and widen access to contraceptives and life-saving medicines for maternal health – provides relief...

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UNFPA expressed its concern over the attack on two of its supported maternity facilities in Syria. The UNFPA-supported maternity hospital in Idlib was bombed on November 25, which is the day that marks the International...

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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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The security and political situation remains tense, with sporadic fighting between armed groups and killings of civilians and aid workers in various states.

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UNFPA participated in two interagency convoys to Homs in Syria and four in Rural Damascus reaching a total of 12,250 persons in these hard-to-reach areas.

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When Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti on 4 October, it caused the worse devastation since the 2010 earthquake. UNFPA is assessing the needs of affected women and girls, and is providing care, support and assistance.

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