With conflict in Yemen grinding on, the health system and economy have collapsed, seriously jeopardizing “people’s ability to survive”.
During 2016, more than 117,000 refugees arrived in war-stricken Yemen, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), despite the escalating conflict there.
Conflict continues to hamper humanitarian response to South Sudan famine
More than 460,000 children in Yemen are “at high risk of death” due to severe and acute malnutrition, according to a senior official with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF).
Temporary reduction in aid operations in eastern Mosul
There has been a temporary reduction in humanitarian operations in eastern Mosul in Iraq due to security incidents, the UN reported on Tuesday.
Yemen’s entire health system is “on the brink of collapse” according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is deploying medical teams to help thousands of newly displaced civilians.