(ITV News) – More than two and half years of war have left Yemen on its knees – its infrastructure ripped apart, creating the perfect breeding ground for disease and hunger. The United Nations says Yemen is the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. For Ahmed every breath is an ordeal. He’s suffering from diphtheria – the country’s […]

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(UNICEF) – Today’s briefing has been triggered by our successful delivery yesterday of 1.9 million doses of vaccines to Sana’a airport. It was our first delivery of humanitarian supplies to Sana’a airport since the 6th of November. If you allow me, I will give you a little bit of a brief and then I will definitely […]

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(Reuters) – Humanitarian aid workers and medical supplies began arriving in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Saturday, U.N. officials said, after the easing of a nearly three-week military blockade that sparked an international outcry. Aid groups have welcomed the decision to let aid in but said flights are not enough to avert humanitarian crisis. About 7 […]

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(UNICEF) – The death toll continues to climb in Yemen, as scores of children are lost to starvation or disease with each passing day. And now a recent decision by the Saudi-led military coalition to close all borders in response to a rebel missile strike threatens to stall critical relief operations. UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake, […]

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(UNICEF) – Despite global progress, 1 in 12 children worldwide live in countries where their prospects today are worse than those of their parents, according to a UNICEF analysis conducted for World Children’s Day. According to the analysis, 180 million children live in 37 countries where they are more likely to live in extreme poverty, be […]

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(Stanford Medicine) – Whether responding to humanitarian emergencies, advocating for quality education, intervening when children are most vulnerable — in war, natural disasters or extreme poverty — Save the Children receives worldwide recognition as one of the chief protectors and defenders of children in crisis. Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the organization’s international chief executive officer, is no stranger to diplomacy, advocacy […]

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