Showing posts with label humanitarian catastrophe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label humanitarian catastrophe. Show all posts

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Russia and Ukraine agree on civilian humanitarian corridors — RT

Russia and Ukraine agree on civilian humanitarian corridors

During the second round of talks in Belarus on Thursday, Moscow and Kiev agreed on mechanisms to establish routes via which to evacuate civilians from combat zones in Ukraine.

Friday, July 2, 2021

Lavrov : Western measures reason behind deterioration of humanitarian situation in Syria – Syrian Arab News Agency

humanitarian situation in Syria

SANA – Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, said that unilateral coercive economic measures imposed by the West on Syria and the looting of its resources by the US are the reason behind the deterioration of humanitarian situation in the country.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Sunday, December 31, 2017

UN decries ‘deepening catastrophe’ in Yemen after milestone 1,000 days of bloodshed

Yemen after milestone 1,000 days of bloodshed
Three-quarters of Yemenis, including over 11 million children, are in a desperate need of humanitarian aid while over a half are suffering dire food and water shortages, UN agencies are reporting, fearing the worst is yet to come.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Saudi Arabia Still Blocking Aid to Yemen despite Pledge to Lift Siege

Saudi Arabia Still Blocking Aid to Yemen despite Pledge to Lift Siege
Aid agencies said Saudi Arabia had not fulfilled its promise to reopen humanitarian aid corridors into northern Yemen on Thursday, leaving the main aid lifeline closed for tens of thousands of starving people.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Saudi-led coalition to lift blockade on UN aid to Yemen

UN aid to Yemen
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has said the airport in the capital Sana'a and a key Red Sea port, Hudaydah, will re-open to United Nations aid shipments today.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Famine survey warns of thousands dying daily in Yemen if ports stay closed

2.5 million people in Yemen's crowded cities had no access to clean water
A U.S.-funded famine survey said Tuesday that thousands of Yemenis could die daily if a Saudi-led military coalition does not lift its blockade on the country's key ports.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

UN Says 200,000 More People Could Flee Mosul as Fighting Intensifies

The United Nations said on Thursday up to 200,000 more people could flee Mosul as Iraqi forces push into the last districts held by Daesh (also known as ISIL or ISIS) terrorists.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

UNHCR opens 12th refugee camp in Iraq to shelter families fleeing Mosul

The UN refugee agency UNHCR this week opened a new camp in northern Iraq to shelter the increasing number of Iraqi families fleeing the fighting in western Mosul, UNHCR said on Friday.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

622,000 Iraqis displaced by Mosul military operations: UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that some 622,000 people have been displaced from the north Iraqi city of Mosul since the start of the military operations by the Iraqi government forces to drive out the terrorist Islamic State (IS) terrorists, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters at UN headquarter Wednesday.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Children paying heaviest price as conflict in Yemen enters 3rd year, says UN

As the escalation of the conflict in Yemen enters its third year this week, the top UN humanitarian official has called on the parties to the conflict to commit to political dialogue and resolve the situation or risk an unending manmade crisis.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Yemen: UN Renews Push to End Conflict as Death Toll Passes 10,000

The death toll in the war in Yemen has risen to more than 10,000, according to the UN, with the organization launching a fresh plea for all sides involved in fighting to put an end to the two-tear conflict.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Nearly 140,000 people displaced by fighting in Iraq's Mosul: UN

The UN relief wing reported on Tuesday that nearly 140,000 people have been internally displaced as a result of the fighting in Iraq's Mosul where fierce clashes continued to drive out the ISIS terror/militants.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

30 killed in Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen

The Saudi-led military coalition launched airstrikes against the Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen's southwestern governorate of Taiz on Tuesday, killing about 20 people, local residents told Xinhua.

Friday, June 3, 2016

Yemen faces dire humanitarian situation: UN official

The UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick, said Thursday that Yemen is one of the more invisible crises in the region and in the world right now, given the dire humanitarian situation people face there on a daily basis, a UN spokesman told reporters.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...