Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Topic: YEman

Hunger kills one person every four seconds; NGOs urge world leaders to take action

With one person estimated to be dying of hunger every four seconds, 238 local and international non-governmental organisations are calling on leaders gathering at...

‘Famine not seen in 40 years,’ UN warns Pompeo decision

Top officials at the United Nations on Thursday urged U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to reverse his plan to designate the Houthis in Yemen as a foreign terrorist organization, warning that if the Trump administration's policy goes into effect, it would push the nation into a "catastrophic" famine—worse than any seen in the past four decades—that could leave hundreds of thousands or even millions of innocent people dead.

UN warns humanitarian crisis to deteriorate next year in Yeman

According to the United Nations, more than 132 million people in 42 countries will need humanitarian assistance and protection in 2019, with Yemen topping...