Middle East and Eastern Europe


Friday 12 October 2018

Aid groups fear for civilians in Idlib as ceasefire deal deadline looms

Beirut, October 12 – Four international aid agencies working in Syria’s north-west region of Idlib have warned of dire consequences for millions of civilians if the Russia-Turkey deal, due to be implemented by October 15, doesn’t result in a sustained reduction of violence in this overcrowded province. 


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Tuesday 2 October 2018

Suspected cholera cases in Hodeidah nearly triple over three months

Malnutrition, displacement and attacks on water supplies could spark a new wave of the disease

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Monday 24 September 2018

Civilian casualties soar in Hodeidah since devastating offensive that began in June

As world leaders gather in New York for the UN General Assembly, Save the Children is warning that the battle for the strategic port city is endangering the lives of thousands of children

Stills and case studies from Hodeidah & Saada available here

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Wednesday 19 September 2018

YEMEN: A further one million children at risk of famine as food and fuel prices soar across the country

Any disruption to food and fuel supplies coming through Hodeidah port could cause starvation on an unprecedented scale, warns Save the Children

Multimedia content and case studies from Yemen available to download here.

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Thursday 13 September 2018

YEMEN: Military action near Hodeidah City threatens food supplies for millions of children

Save the Children is deeply worried for the welfare of 4.2 million children in Yemen on the brink of starvation following reports that the Yemeni Army, backed by the Saudi- and Emirati-led Coalition, has launched airstrikes outside the port city of Hodeidah, effectively shutting down the main artery linking the port city to the rest of the country.

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