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12 June 2018
News
Displaced women waiting for reproductive health services at a health facility in Hodeidah © UNFPA Yemen
Cairo, 11 June 2018 – We are extremely alarmed by latest escalation of violence in Yemen, most recently in the port city of Hodeidah, one of the country’s most densely populated areas.  In the event... Read more
4 April 2018
Press Release
Sana’a, 4 April 2018 – The Government of Japan contributes $781,326 to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for its work in Yemen to protect women and girls from gender-based violence and to... Read more
24 January 2018
News
Sana'a Yemen - When Amna, a 30 year old woman from Sanaa, Yemen, gave birth to her second child, the baby was born with severe disabilities and died immediately. “Throughout my pregnancy I had only... Read more
11 November 2017
Statement
UNITED NATIONS, New York -- UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is concerned about the effects of the total closure of air, sea and land access to Yemen on the people in the country,... Read more
21 July 2017
News
SANA’A, Yemen – The cholera outbreak in Yemen is spreading at an unprecedented rate, with an average of 5,000 people suspected of cholera and acute water diarrhea every day, and nearly one person... Read more
28 May 2017
Cairo, 28 May 2017 – I am deeply concerned by the confirmed news on the  rise of cholera in Yemen, which comes as a possibly fatal addition to the hardships that Yemeni men and women have been facing... Read more
26 April 2017
Statement
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) would like to thank OCHA, the esteemed Governments of Sweden and Switzerland for organizing today’s landmark event on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.... Read more
27 March 2017
Press Release
Sana’a, Yemen, 27 March 2017 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund estimates that the health and protection of more than 2.2 million women and girls of childbearing age are at risk as the... Read more
23 March 2017
News
Women and girls see increased abuse, vulnerability, lack of healthcare
SANA’A, Yemen – On 26 March 2015, the conflict in Yemen dramatically escalated. Two years later, it has become one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world.    An estimated 18.8 million people... Read more
13 March 2017
Statement
Statement attributable to @UNFPA Director for the Arab States Regional Office, Dr Luay Shabaneh, on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen    The alarming level of food scarcity in Yemen is putting the... Read more

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