Yemen: UN agencies urge immediate access to civilians hit by fighting

United Nations agencies today called for immediate and unconditional access to the civilians affected by ongoing fighting between Government forces and rebels in northern Yemen.

Humanitarian crisis in northern Yemen intensifying, UN cautions

As heavy fighting between the Government and rebels in northern Yemen enters its fourth week, the humanitarian crisis in the country is deepening, the United Nations refugee agency warned today.

UN refugee agency distribute food aid to thousands of refugees in Yemen

The United Nations has shipped much needed food supplies to thousands of mainly Somali refugees in Yemen as they mark the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast during daylight hours.

Yemen and UN launch urgent appeal for aid funding following clashes in north

The United Nations, the Yemeni Government and several humanitarian organizations have launched an urgent appeal for $23.5 million to provide food and shelter to an estimated 150,000 people who have been displaced by recent fighting in the north.

Northern Yemen’s humanitarian situation unravelling, warns UN refugee agency

Continuing clashes between Government forces and rebels have trapped civilians inside a city in northern Yemeni city, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) reported today, stressing that the humanitarian situation is deteriorating daily.