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Conflict, rising food prices and plummeting incomes in Yemen are forcing people to resort to desperate measures…

February 25, 2019

People forced to flee their homes are set for a winter struggle to survive in areas of…

December 19, 2018

For the first time in more than a decade, the United Nations reported a sharp increase in…

November 1, 2018

Conditions for over half a million people in Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah are steadily deteriorating with…

July 4, 2018

The UN and NGOs received warnings over the weekend for staff to evacuate Hodeida by Tuesday ahead…

June 12, 2018

Escalation of fighting around Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah threatens to cut off essential supplies to millions…

June 6, 2018

Seventeen aid agencies working in Yemen are urging for the complete and unconditional opening of Hudaydah port…

January 16, 2018

Yemen is being pushed ever closer to famine after 1,000 days of a brutal war, exacerbated by…

December 20, 2017

International humanitarian agencies in Yemen are urgently calling on all warring parties for an immediate ceasefire in…

December 4, 2017

Oxfam and 17 other humanitarian agencies expressed serious concern today over the Saudi Arabia-led coalition’s decision to…

November 8, 2017

In Yemen, cholera is killing one person every hour. Over half of them are children. Since late April…

October 23, 2017

Yemen’s five-month old cholera crisis is now the world’s largest outbreak since records began, Oxfam said today,…

September 28, 2017

Yemen’s human-made catastrophe is forcing people to make stark live or die choices.Yemenis, already on the tipping…

August 16, 2017

In reaction to the announcement that more than 500,000 people are suspected of contracting cholera in Yemen,…

August 14, 2017

The number of people with cholera in Yemen is now the largest ever in any country in…

July 20, 2017

Yemen is in the grip of a runaway cholera epidemic that is killing one person nearly every…

June 22, 2017

Deadly famine is already affecting 100,000 people in parts of South Sudan and threatens to extend to…

May 24, 2017

For every eligible donation made by individual Canadians to registered Canadian charities between March 17th and June…

March 24, 2017

The world stands on the brink of an unprecedented four famines in 2017 due to a catastrophic…

February 24, 2017

Governments may be patting themselves on the back when they attend Monday’s UN summit on Refugees and…

September 18, 2016

Blog contribution by Coco McCabe World Humanitarian Day honors the aid workers who are helping millions of…

August 19, 2016

The World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul is taking place in a world where 125 million people are…

May 20, 2016

In response to the UN’s announcement of worsening hunger in Yemen, Josephine Hutton, Oxfam’s regional programme manager,…

January 28, 2016

Negotiations to end a bloody conflict in Yemen have a far better chance of long term success…

December 12, 2015

As Cyclone Chapala hits war-torn Yemen, Oxfam Country Director in the country, Sajjad Mohamed Sajid said: "It's a…

November 4, 2015

Since the start of the conflict, nearly 25,000 additional people are going hungry each day in Yemen…

July 28, 2015

Eid is upon us. But it doesn’t feel like Eid. Fighting in Yemen has not ceased throughout…

July 16, 2015

Lack of fuel in Yemen caused by the continuing conflict and restrictions of imports could ultimately be…

July 14, 2015

Amidst bombings and shortages in fuel, food and vital supplies, a group of Yemeni women came together…

July 6, 2015

Ongoing airstrikes, ground fighting and fuel shortages mean that an additional 3 million Yemenis are now without…

May 26, 2015

An Oxfam staff worker has written a blog about what life has been like in Yemen for…

April 16, 2015

Yemen is on the brink of humanitarian disaster with millions of lives at riskMore than half of…

January 26, 2015
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