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Thursday 25 April 2019

ONE IN TEN CHILDREN FORCED FROM THEIR HOMES BECAUSE OF CONFLICT AND VIOLENCE IN YEMEN

SANAA, 31 January 2019 – At least one in ten children across Yemen (1.5 million) have been forced from their homes because of the four-year-long brutal war, exposing them to serious risks including hunger, disease and violence, warns Save the Children.

More than half a million children have been displaced by the fighting in Hodeidah governorate in just the past six months, according to the UN. That’s an average of more than 2,000 children every single day since June last year. And that’s only from Hodeidah, which has seen some of the worst fighting in Yemen.

Thursday 25 April 2019

I URGE YOU: STOP FUELING THE WAR IN YEMEN

By: Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Country Director in Yemen

Yemeni children are living in the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. I see their suffering every day while working on the ground in Yemen. The only way to end this suffering is to end the conflict. It is therefore a shame if national parliaments keep giving the green light to continued sales of military equipment to the Saudi-led coalition.

Thursday 25 April 2019

FAMINE OR NOT, 120,000 CHILDREN IN YEMEN ARE IN A ‘CATASTROPHIC’ CONDITION

Save the Children’s Yemen Country Director Tamer Kirolos said:

“Whether or not we call the hunger crisis in Yemen a famine is irrelevant to the millions of children going hungry every day and to their parents who struggle to put food on the table.

Wednesday 13 March 2019

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) to Partnership with Save the Children

Save the Children (SC) has been working in Yemen since 1963, implementing health, nutrition, child protection, food security and livelihoods and WASH interventions; it therefore has a long history of programming and humanitarian interventions in the country. SC is currently working in nine Governorates in Yemen through standard programming, as well as by focusing on child rights and child rights governance.

Tuesday 27 November 2018

85,000 CHILDREN MAY HAVE DIED FROM STARVATION SINCE START OF WAR

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Urgent need to reach hundreds of thousands of severely malnourished children before it’s too late, warns Save the Children

SANAA, November 21 – An estimated 85,000 children under five may have died from extreme hunger or disease since the war in Yemen escalated, according to new analysis by Save the Children.

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