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16 December 2020
Press Release

Qatar Fund for Development Cooperates with United Nations Population Fund to Enhance Health Services in Yemen

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) signs an agreement with UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund to provide comprehensive health services for vulnerable people in Yemen.   The project aims to... Read more

10 December 2020
Press Release

European Union, UNICEF and UNFPA Join Forces to Improve Health Services for Mothers and Children in Yemen

  Amman/Sana’a –10December2020: A contribution from the European Union (EU) is enabling UNICEF and UNFPA to continue providing vital lifesaving maternal and newborn health care services to the most... Read more

7 December 2020

After years of conflict, Yemen remains the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, a UNFPA 2021 appeal shows

UNITED NATIONS, New York – A new Humanitarian Action Overview report released by UNFPA names Yemen as the country where the needs of women and girls in humanitarian emergencies are greatest. Since... Read more

20 November 2020

Saving lives in rural Al Hudaydah

Al Tuhayta, Al-Hudaydah: KhawlaMizjaji, a 23-year-old mother of three, lives in a remote area in Al Hudaydah Governorate. In her last months of pregnancy, Khawla was suffering from anemia, blurred ... Read more

16 November 2020

Strengthening monitoring of maternal mortality in Yemen

In partnership with Ministry of Public Health and Population, UNFPA conducted a two-day induction workshop in Aden on surveillance and response to maternal and perinatal deaths. A total of 70... Read more

4 November 2020

A New Youth, Peace & Security Pact for Yemen

Aden, Yemen, 3 November 2020 –  UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in collaboration with UN Women and Youth without Borders Organization for Development launched the Youth, Peace and Security... Read more

28 October 2020

KSRelief and UNFPA Sign New Agreement to Improve Women’s Protection Services in Yemen

Cairo, 28 October 2020 – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre (KSRelief) announced a contribution of US$ 1.6 million today to support the efforts of UNFPA, the United... Read more

4 October 2020
Press Release

Netherlands helps to boost access to life-saving reproductive health supplies for women and girls across Yemen

Sana’a, 4 October 2020 – The Kingdom of Netherlands has contributed USD 7 million to UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, to provide life-saving emergency reproductive health medicines and... Read more

4 October 2020
A woman has delivered a healthy baby at the Nawjad Health Centre, where reproductive health services have recently returned. © UNFPA Yemen

Reproductive health facilities resume life-saving work, but funding remains scarce

SANA’A, Yemen – In mid-May, just as the COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Yemen, funding for UNFPA’s life-saving reproductive health services dried up. UNFPA was forced to suspend the provision of... Read more

22 September 2020

Against the odds, delivering mental health support in Yemen

SANA’A, Yemen – Years of war, poverty and gender-based violence have taken a serious toll on the mental health of many women and girls in Yemen. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic... Read more