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Hundreds of thousands of Yemeni children are nearing starvation

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 17:43

Photo: A Yemeni woman and child stand outside their shelter at a camp for internally displaced people on the outskirts of the southern city of Taez on Jan. 11, 2017 (AFP)

 

Refugee council staff detained by Houthis for distributing aid released in Yemen

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 17:13

Photo: Yemeni volunteers of a local charity distribute food rations to families affected by the country's ongoing conflict

UAE equips district hospital in Yemen

Sun, 11/13/2016 - 23:31

Photo: Two Volunteers in Emirati Red Crescent give  roses for little girl, one of the victims of the war in Yemen

Did UN food aid for Yemen go to the not-so-poor?

Sat, 03/14/2015 - 02:12

The United Nations World Food Program has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on food aid intended for the most desperately poor people in Yemen -- but included not just impoverished households,

Aid organisations continue their work in Yemen

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 16:24

National and international humanitarian organisations will continue their work in Yemen despite the prevailing political and security circumstances.

Yemen kicks off cancer support campaign

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 00:03

Hadramaut Governor Adel Mohammed Ba-Humaid launched Wednesday (February 4th) a campaign to support cancer patients titled "We Love You", carried out by the Hadramaut Cancer Foundation to mark World

A Classroom on a Mini-Bus in Yemen Helps Child Laborers

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 20:34

SANA’A, Yemen—The sound of children laughing can be heard as they repeat the Arabic alphabet.

Yemen: Turning disabilities into opportunities

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 02:48

In Yemen, where the Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated on 13 December, festivities go silently, perhaps even unnoticed. However, all over the country, there is reason to celebrate.

Malnutrition Hits Millions of Children in Yemen

Sat, 12/20/2014 - 01:53

MILAH, Yemen — A doctor in a bare, rural clinic here decided to extend his working week to five days from two, to cope with the rush of hollow-eyed children who kept showing up in the mornings.

Yemen boosts social welfare benefits for families

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 00:27

The Yemeni government last week approved a 50% increase in cash allowances for beneficiaries of the Social Welfare Fund (SWF), which covers 1.5 million of the poorest Yemenis.

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