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UN Raises Funds to Support People in Yemen

UN Raises Funds to Support People in Yemen

On 3 April 2018, the United Nations and the Governments of Sweden and Switzerland are convening a High-Level Pledging Event in Geneva  to support the humanitarian response in Yemen and alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people. The United Nations and its humanitarian partners, in 2018, launched an international appeal for US$2.96 billion to provide …

Thousands Flee Amid Fresh Violence in Yemen

Thousands Flee Amid Fresh Violence in Yemen

Fresh fighting across Yemen continues to drive people from their homes, worsening what is already described as the world’s largest humanitarian crisis and stretching depleted resources, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency said. More than 22 million people are in need and over 85,000 displaced as a result of the ongoing conflict, as well as a collapsing …

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UN Agencies: Yemen Humanitarian Crisis Worst in the World

The humanitarian crisis in Yemen has devolved into a “deepening catastrophe” with most of the country’s population in desperate need of humanitarian assistance, three United Nations agencies recently said. The World Health Organization, UNICEF and the World Food Program said in a joint statement that the situation in Yemen has become “the worst humanitarian crisis in the world,” …

UN App Allows Fasting Muslims to Share Food with Refugees

As Muslims around the world prepare for the festive season of Ramadan, a UN World Food Program is launching two fundraising campaigns to urge fasting Muslims to donate and prevent famine in Yemen and support Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

Yemeni Kids Starve to Death - What Are You Doing?

With nearly two-thirds of war-torn Yemen – about 19 million people – in need of emergency support, the international community yesterday raised $1.1 billion at a pledging event in Geneva to aid what the United Nations chief calls “the world’s largest hunger crisis.” The aim was to bridge a funding gap in the 2017 humanitarian …

Help Famine Victims in Yemen & Somalia

More than 23 million people are facing the risk of famine in Yemen and Somalia, according to figures by the United Nations. Aid agencies estimate that a total of 6.8 million people in Yemen are deemed to be in a state of emergency – one step from famine on the five-point integrated food security phase classification (IPC), …

The Story of Prophet Hud

Hud belonged to the ancient civilization known as Aad, and its capital city is believed to have been the fabled city of Ubar, known in Quran as Iram. Aad is believed to have been situated in the wind-swept hills between Oman and Yemen…

Child Bride’s Death Triggers Yemen Uproar

Reports about the death of an eight-year-old girl in Yemen of internal injuries on the first night of her marriage to a man more than five times her age has sparked anger over the widespread practice, denied vehemently by Yemeni officials.

No Saudi Fatwa on Eating Wife

A claimed fatwa allowing man to eat wife in case of extreme hunger has been widely rejected by Saudi officials as baseless and false, accusing websites and media sources of launching a smear campaign against the Saudi Mufti in response to the Saudi military operation in Yemen.



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