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  • 17 Nov 2017- 11:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Three cities in Yemen have stopped providing clean water in recent days, putting close to a million people at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak and other water-borne diseases. "The water and sewage systems in Hodeida, Sa&#039
  • 28 Jun 2016- 09:04 by Local Press Report SANA'A 7 Days A top Yemeni diplomat has described his country’s daily struggle with food, water and electricity shortages, as a result of fighting that has disrupted oil infrastructure and imports. Vice Consul General Rafat Hassan Mohammed spoke about
  • 26 May 2016- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen International humanitarian relief organization the Red Cross is now delivering essential aid, including water, food, health kits and shelter, to conflict-affected people in Yemen. “The Yemen crisis continues to be one of the most
  • 18 Feb 2016- 11:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations is seeking $1.8 billion USD for its 2016 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan, which aims to meet critical needs throughout the war-torn country. The plan includes providing food assistance for nearly 9 million
  • 9 Feb 2016- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA’A, Yemen Airstrikes by Saudi fighter jets destroyed a reservoir in the Al Nahdin district of Sana’a on February 7 th. The reservoir, built at a cost of $4 million USD, had a capacity of 5,000 cubic meters and supplied water to at least 30,000 people
  • 25 Nov 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen Some 21.2 million people in Yemen-- 82 percent of the population-- are in need of some type of assistance to meet their basic needs, with some 19.3 million lacking access to clean water and sanitation, according to the United Nations
  • 5 Nov 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen Cyclone Chapala, the category 4 storm that hit Yemen this week, has killed at least five people, injured more than 30 and displaced over 40,000, according to local officials and the United Nations. The UN Office for the Coordination of
  • 24 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen Food and fuel shortages, alongside water scarcity, have left Yemen “one step away” from famine, the UN World Food Program (WFP) warned last week. The agency’s recent assessment of food security in the war-torn country found that over
  • 15 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA’A, Yemen Fuel shortages, which have affected water supply, food distribution and health care in Yemen, could ultimately be responsible for more deaths than the ongoing fighting in the country, international humanitarian relief agency Oxfam warned
  • 2 Jul 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen The United Nations this week declared a “level-3” emergency-- the highest-level humanitarian emergency-- in Yemen, where it says 13 million people lack adequate food and more than 9 million lack access to clean water. Fighting between
  • 24 Mar 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA’A, Yemen The Yemeni government will sign $250 million worth of agreements with Arab development funds to finance water and wastewater projects throughout the country, according to government officials.  Of that total, the Kuwait Fund for Arab
  • 16 Jul 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen The United Nations on July 15 launched an appeal for $702 million USD to provide food, clean water, health care and other basic services to Yemenis. Over half the population is in need of some form of humanitarian assistance, the UN
  • 14 Jun 2013- 10:01 by Anonymous SANA'A, Yemen The Yemeni government has signed a $112 million USD grant agreement with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to improve food security in rural areas. The agreement was signed last week by Yemeni Minister of Planning and