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New York: United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a prompt, effective and transparent investigation into recent airstrikes on civilians in Yemen, which claimed at least 50 lives, including children, and injured many others. more
Civilians in war-torn Yemen ‘under fire on all sides’ – UN rights chief

New York, Feb 13 (JEN): The situation in Taizz governorate – located in south-west Yemen – is of particular concern.

Yemen: Raging violence displaces more than 85,000 civilians, says UN refugee agency

New York, Feb 10 (JEN): Surging violence across Yemen has resulted in the displacement of more than 85,000 people in just the last 10 weeks, the United Nations refugee agency reported Fri ...

Overcrowded boat capsizes off Yemen coast, 30 drowned; UN agencies condemn smugglers

New York, Jan 27 (JEN): At least 30 refugees and migrants drowned when their boat capsized off the coast of Aden, Yemen, the United Nations reported on Friday, saying the overcrowded vess ...

Nearly every child in war-torn Yemen now needs humanitarian aid – UNICEF

New York, Jan 17 (JEN):  As the brutal conflict in Yemen nears its grim third anniversary, malnutrition and disease are running rampant in the country and virtually every child there ...

After 1,000 days of conflict, Yemen sliding into 'deepening catastrophe,' UN agencies warn

New York, Dec 31(Just Earth News): As the conflict in Yemen passes the grim 1,000-day milestone, the United Nations is warning that if humanitarian workers cannot gain greater access and ...

Yemen: Amid spike in casualties, UN relief official says civilians bearing brunt of ‘absurd war’

New York, Dec 29(Just Earth News): After separate airstrikes on a crowded market and a rural farm left nearly 70 people dead earlier this week in Yemen, the top United Nations humanitaria ...

Over 130 civilians killed in 11 days in airstrikes in Yemen, reports UN rights office

New York, Dec 19(Just Earth News):  Voicing deep concern over the surge in civilian casualties in Yemen in airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, following the killing of former Pres ...

Hostilities flare on Yemen’s west coast, sparking new displacement – UN refugee agency

New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): As hostilities intensify in frontline areas on Yemen’s west coast, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday that it is bracing for further di ...

Amid alarming spike in violence, looming famine, Yemen gripped by uncertainty – UN officials

New York, Dec 6(Just Earth News): Yemen remains gripped by uncertainty after the assassination of the former president and a spike in brutal violence in and around its capital, Sana&rsquo ...