News

News

25 January 2019
News
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
News
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
News
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
News
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
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

Pages