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  • 28 Feb 2018- 11:27 by Local Press Report SANA'A Al Jazeera The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that Yemen's cholera epidemic could escalate in the next couple of months. Although the spread of the disease has been contained since its outbreak in 2016, expected rainfall in the
  • 1 Dec 2017- 08:39 by Local Press Report SANA'A BBC News The International Committee of the Red Cross is buying 750,000 litres of diesel fuel to help provide clean water for a million people living in Yemen. Nine cities ran out of clean water this month because a blockade by a Saudi-led
  • 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
  • 11 Jul 2017- 09:13 by Local Press Report SANA'A Doctors Without Borders An urgent scale-up of aid and improved water and sanitation efforts are required to stop the spread of cholera in the northern district of Abs, the area worst affected by Yemen’s cholera outbreak, said the international
  • 24 Oct 2016- 07:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen The government of Yemen announced October 23rd that nine people have died of cholera in Aden, and ten others in the city have been diagnosed with the disease. 190 cases of individuals with severe diarrhea have been admitted to Aden
  • 19 Oct 2016- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen The World Health Organization (WHO) has requested urgent support from the international donor community to contain the spread of acute diarrhea and cholera in Yemen. The United Nations (UN) agency) says $22.35 million USD is needed,
  • 11 Oct 2016- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen The World Heath Organization (WHO) has confirmed 11 cases of cholera in Sana’a, the capital of Yemen. "So far, we have 17 suspected cholera cases, and 11 that are confirmed," said WHO expert Amro Saleh on 11th October, with
  • 13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein expressed concern today, 13th September, over ongoing Saudi air strikes, calling for an independent international inquiry into rights violations in the
  • 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
  • 31 Aug 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANA'A, Yemen Airstrikes carried out early Sunday (August 30th) by a Saudi-led Arab military coalition targeted a water bottling facility in northern Yemen’s Hajja province, killing over 30 people-- at least 17 of them civilians-- and injuring many
  • 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