A young engineer from Yemen hopes his UN prize-winning project to convert food waste into “green” energy will help reduce the staggering rate of cholera in his country.
Yemen blockade could set back gains against cholera
The air and sea blockade on Yemen has “severely hampered” humanitarian operations in the war-torn country and set back efforts to overcome the nationwide cholera epidemic, the UN said on Friday.
Yemen cholera cases top 820,000
The number of suspected cases of cholera in Yemen is now over 820,000, the United Nations said on Friday.
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2,000 Rohingya refugees still crossing into Bangladesh each day: IOM
A new strategy launched on Tuesday aims to reduce the number of deaths due to cholera worldwide by as much as 90 per cent by 2030.
A taskforce of United Nations and international partner agencies is gearing up to launch an ambitious new strategy to combat cholera – aiming to reduce deaths by 90 per cent by 2030, the UN health agency announced today.
The head of the UN migration agency, IOM, was in Yemen on Monday to stress the need for immediate humanitarian access in order to save millions of lives.
No let-up in misery of Myanmar refugees sheltering in Bangladesh
Efforts are under way to prevent the humanitarian crisis involving Myanmar refugees in Bangladesh from turning into a disaster, the UN said on Tuesday.
UN relief chief laments lack of progress in Yemen