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15 October 2018
Press Release

UNFPA rushes emergency supplies for cyclone-affected South-east Yemen

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

"I was not ready to lose my child"

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

EU supports reproductive health and protection services for women and girls in Yemen

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

State of Kuwait helps to assist vulnerable women and girls in 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

Increased assistance for vulnerable women and girls fleeing Hodeidah

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

“I felt I was in hell” – Escalating hostilities threaten thousands of pregnant women in Yemen’s Hodeidah

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
News

Statement attributable to UNFPA Director for the Arab States Regional Office, Dr Luay Shabaneh, on the attack at Al Tharwa Hospital in Hodeidah

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

90,000 pregnant women at risk from the escalating conflict in Hodeidah

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
News

Community dialogues to take action against GBV

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
News

Mitigating the psychological effects of GBV

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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