Yemen

Thursday 31 January 2019

One in ten children forced from their homes because of conflict and violence in Yemen

Half a million children displaced by fighting in Hodeidah in just six months 

 

Daoud* (above), 15 months, from Hodeidah, has his arm measured by a health worker at Save the Children’s Outpatient Therapeutic Programme (OTP), in a camp for displaced people (below) in Lahj district, Yemen, where he receives treatment for Severe Acute Malnutrition. 

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Friday 18 January 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.

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Thursday 13 December 2018

Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Yemen Country Director, said: “The warring parties must implement the steps agreed in Sweden, in line with international humanitarian law. The world will be watching. A ceasefire in Hodeidah, and the reopening of Sanaa

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

“The warring parties must implement the steps agreed in Sweden, in line with international humanitarian law. The world will be watching. A ceasefire in Hodeidah, and the reopening of Sanaa airport to domestic flights,are important first steps to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Yemen.

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Thursday 6 December 2018

Famine or not, 120,000 children in yemen are in a ‘catastrophic’ condition

8-month-old Nabil* gets high-nutrient food to treat his Severe Acute Malnutrition in Aden.

For multimedia content of Nabil* including b-roll, stills and transcripts see here.

 

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

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Wednesday 21 November 2018

Yemen: 85,000 children may have died from starvation since start of war

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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