PRESS RELEASE: Yemen sees return to alarming levels of food insecurity

Economic crisis, conflict, floods, desert locusts – and now COVID-19 – could wipe out improvements in food security in parts of Yemen, UN agencies warn JOINT PRESS RELEASE 22 July 2020, Sana’a – Economic shocks, conflict, floods, desert locusts and now COVID-19 are creating a perfect storm that could reverse hard-earned food security gains in … Continued

STATEMENT: Deteriorating Yemen crisis will plunge 30,000 more children into Severe Acute Malnutrition

Statement attributable to Peter Power, Executive Director of UNICEF Ireland NOTE: THIS STATEMENT IS PARTNER TO THE EMBARGOED PRESS RELEASE ISSUED ON YEMEN REPORT NOTE: PETER POWER IS AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW Dublin 26.06.2020 –UNICEF has today warned that millions of children in Yemen will be pushed to “the brink of starvation” due to huge shortfalls in … Continued

Yemeni children face deadly hunger and aid shortages as COVID-19 pandemic spreads – UNICEF

Number of malnourished children could reach 2.4 million by end of year, a 20 per cent increase SANA’A/ADEN/AMMAN, 26 June 2020 – Millions of children in Yemen could be pushed to ‘the brink of starvation’ due to huge shortfalls in humanitarian aid funding amid the COVID-19 pandemic – according to a new UNICEF report marking … Continued

Blast in Sana’a kills 14 children in school and injures 16, most under the age of nine

Two years since world-largest outbreak of acute watery diarrhea and cholera, Yemen witnessing another sharp increase in reported cases with number of deaths continuing to increase  

Intensification of fighting impeding humanitarian access and displacing thousands in Hajjah, Yemen

The brutal war on children in Yemen continues unabated with 1.2 million children facing active conflict every day

UNICEF calls for unconditional and sustained humanitarian access to the 135,000 children in Yemen port city of Hudaydah

Yemen’s children: 15 million lives scarred and voices not heard 

Yemen: Children at imminent risk of death