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28 November 2018
Press Release
The expanded maternity wing at Al Thawra Hospital, Hodeida
Sana’a, 28 November 2018 – United Nations Population Fund delivered life-saving reproductive health equipment and medicines to Hodeida city, leading to the opening an expanded maternity wing in Al... Read more
14 November 2018
Statement
By Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA’s Director for the Arab region Cairo, 14 November 2018 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund fears that among the 10,000 pregnant women caught in the fighting in... Read more
9 November 2018
News
Some 1.1 million pregnant and lactating women are acutely malnourished, heightening the risk of life-threatening complications during pregnancy and labour. © UNFPA Yemen
SANA’A, Yemen – Four years into conflict, Yemen has become home to the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. Over 22 million people are in need of immediate humanitarian assistance. Two thirds of... Read more
1 November 2018
Press Release
Statement to the media: Yemen famine, the worst in recent history, manmade By Dr. Luay Shabaneh, UNFPA’s Director for the Arab region Cairo, 1 November 2018 – The famine looming over Yemen may be the... Read more
15 October 2018
Press Release
Sana’a, 15 October 2018 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund is dispatching emergency supplies to assist communities affected by Tropical Cyclone Luban that hit Socotra island and coastal... Read more
27 September 2018
News
A midwife attends to a pregnant woman at UNFPA-supported Al Thawra Hospital in Hodeidah. © UNFPA Yemen
ADEN, Yemen – Seventeen-year-old Samah was six months pregnant when her house in Hodeidah was bombed.  “We ran with only the clothes we were wearing – there was no time even to get my abaya,” she... Read more
19 September 2018
News
Sana’a, 19 September 2018 – The European Union has provided UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, with EUR 2 million to provide urgent life-saving reproductive health and protection services to... Read more
29 August 2018
Press Release
Displaced women at a health facility in Hodeidah © UNFPA Yemen
Sana’a, 29 August 2018 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund welcomed the generous contribution of $1.75 million from the State of Kuwait to assist the most vulnerable women and girls affected... Read more
15 August 2018
Press Release
Sana’a, 15 August 2018 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund welcomed the generous contribution of $4.2 million from the Yemen Humanitarian Pooled Fund to assist the most vulnerable women and... Read more
8 August 2018
News
HODEIDAH, Yemen – Escalating violence in Hodeidah, Yemen, threatens the city’s estimated 90,000 pregnant women and girls, UNFPA has announced. Some 14,000 of these women and girls are likely to... Read more

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