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26 February 2019
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Sahar’s voice is low; her face veil hides most of her emotions; her hands are always moving when she speaks as if trying to create a visual frame for her quiet words. At first sight, it might be easy... Read more
21 February 2019
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A midwife cares for Mohsina's unexpected twins at Jardan Hospital. ©FMF
JARDAN, Yemen – Over a million pregnant women and new mothers require urgent aid in Yemen, the site of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Mohsina was one of these women when she went into labour... Read more
20 February 2019
Press Release
Sana’a, 20 February 2019 – The European Union has contributed EUR 6 million to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, to provide emergency assistance, life-saving reproductive health and... Read more
14 February 2019
Press Release
Sana’a, 14 February 2019 – The Government of Japan donates $607,142 in support of UNFPA’s drive to provide life-saving protection services to women and girls affected by the emergency in Hodeida.  ... Read more
25 January 2019
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A training session in progress for an emergency team. ©UNFPAYemen
UNFPA through its implementing partner, Yemen Women Union, has formed an emergency response teams in Sana'a, Aden, Ibb, Taiz and Hajjah governorates. The teams were formed based on certain criteria... Read more
14 January 2019
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Awareness raising session at the new safe space ©UNFPAYemen
Due to the increasing numbers of protection cases in Taizz with no shelter to houae these women in Taiz. These cases have been referred to Ibb shelter instead. This created the need to establish new... Read more
10 January 2019
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A midwife upon receiving solar panels for her home clinic © UNFPA Yemen
With support from UNFPA, solar systems were distributed to ten midwives in eight districts in Shabwa governorate. This alternative energy source will help midwives provide their services 24/7 in... Read more
19 December 2018
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Aisha, 27-year-old, was forced to flee her village in Hodeida four months ago. Now she lives in a shack located in the coastal area of Abyan in south Yemen. Aisha shares the shack with her brother... Read more
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

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