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UN warns of threat of widespread famine in Yemen

“There is now a clear and present danger of an imminent and great big famine engulfing Yemen,” UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock said Tuesday. He urged a humanitarian ceasefire around facilities involved in food aid distribution, and infrastructure, at a meeting of the Security Council convened ... Read More »

Death toll in Oman, Yemen from Cyclone Mekunu rises to 30

The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said in a statement that the majority of the fatalities happened on the Yemeni island of Socotra, where 20 were killed. The federation said in a statement Thursday another four were killed in Yemen’s al-Mahrah governorate, which borders Oman. ... Read More »

Cholera vaccination campaign begins in Yemen after a year-long delay: WHO

The oral vaccination campaign has begun in four districts in Aden on Sunday, targeting 350,000 people, just a portion of 4.6 million vaccine doses allocated for the campaign. The U.N. health organization however said that they were still negotiating with health authorities in Yemeni capital Sanaa to extend the vaccination campaign to all at-risk ... Read More »

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