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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
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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
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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
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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
4 August 2018
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Cairo, 4 August 2018 – We are extremely shocked by the attack on Yemen’s largest hospital in Hodeidah. Al-Thawra Hospital serves as a major neonatal care facility with some 400 deliveries taking... Read more
1 August 2018
Press Release
Sana’a, 1 August 2018 – UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund is extremely concerned of the escalating situation in Hodeidah, placing women and girls of childbearing age at extreme risk, in... Read more
25 July 2018
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UNFPA-supported community committees and men-tomen networks organized a series of 12 dialogues to identify the root causes of gender-based violence and its consequences and to encourage community... Read more
22 July 2018
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In July, UNFPA supported the launch of two Family Counselling Centres in Sana’a and Aden to help alleviate the psychological effects of gender-based violence, which has recently increased due to the... Read more

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