$2.5 Billion Needed for Relief Efforts in Yemen: Doha Conference

24 Feb 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
DOHA, Qatar
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Some $2.5 billion USD is needed to support humanitarian relief work in war-torn Yemen, participants heard at a conference this week organized by Qatar Charity along with 13 regional and international organizations.The conference, themed “The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen: Challenges and Prospects for Humanitarian Response,” aimed to formulate a joint action plan for relief work in six main areas: education, health, water and sanitation, livelihoods and economic empowerment, shelter, and food security.During the three-day event, Qatar Charity released the findings of a survey it carried out in 14 Yemeni provinces...

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