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Yemen truce holding, but full measures still not in place

New York: The “unprecedented” truce in Yemen has so far led to a reduction in fighting and other positive developments, but action is needed on its full implementation and to address rising humanitarian needs and insecurity, the UN Security Council heard on Tuesday.

Top UN Envoy hails two-month renewal of Yemen truce

New York: A truce between the Government in Yemen and Houthi rebels has been renewed for an additional two months, UN Special Envoy for the country Hans Grundberg announced on Thursday.

‘We must not turn our backs’ on migrants stranded in Yemen

New York: With some 27,800 migrants having crossed from the Horn of Africa into war-torn Yemen this year, the UN migration agency, IOM, expressed concern on Tuesday over the safety and well-being of those on the move.

UN migration agency and EU step up aid for 325,000 Yemenis in need

New York: The UN migration agency IOM and the European Union’s Humanitarian Aid wing (ECHO), said on Monday that they are scaling up their efforts to respond to the needs of more than 325,000 displaced by the conflict in Yemen, including migrants and the communities that host them.

Return of commercial flights from Yemeni capital after 6 years, an ‘important’ step

New York: The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, on Monday welcomed the resumption of commercial flights from the capital city’s main airport after six years, as a potential game changer for citizens needing lifesaving medical treatment.

Yemen: $33 million pledged to address decaying oil tanker threat

New York: Donors on Wednesday pledged $33 million towards a UN-coordinated plan to prevent an ageing oil tanker moored off the west Coast of Yemen from sparking a potential ecological and humanitarian disaster.

Yemen: New Houthi commitment ‘encouraging step’ to protecting children

New York: The United Nations commended on Monday a new signed Action Plan to safeguard children affected by armed conflict in Yemen.

Yemen: ‘Light at the end of the tunnel’ as first nationwide truce in six years continues

A UN brokered two-month renewable truce between the warring parties in Yemen is holding, Special Envoy Hans Grundberg told the Security Council on Thursday, providing “light at the end of the tunnel”, and the possibility of a lasting peace.

UN welcomes announcement of two-month truce in Yemen

New York: A two-month truce in Yemen which goes into effect on Saturday must be a first step in ending the county’s devastating war, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on the eve of the ceasefire.

Work ‘in concert’ to help bring Yemen closer to a peaceful future

The peace process in Yemen has been “stalled for too long,” the top UN envoy for the country told a summit meeting on Wednesday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, aiming to build on the Saudi-led coalition’s unilateral declaration of a ceasefire, ahead of the holy month of Ramadan.

UN analysis shows link between lack of vaccine equity and widening poverty gap

New Delhi: New analyses released by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), show that only a tiny proportion of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in developing countries, leading to a widening gap between rich and poor.

UN analysis shows link between lack of vaccine equity and widening inequalities

New York: Only a tiny proportion of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in developing countries, leading to a widening gap between rich and poor, says the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in a new study released this month.

UN chief condemns attacks on civilian facilities in Saudi Arabia and Yemen

New York: Recent escalation of the conflict in Yemen drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday.

$4.3 billion needed to help over 17 million people across Yemen

New York: A “funding crunch” has put millions of people in Yemen at risk of catastrophe, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, in support of an urgent appeal to donors to fund the humanitarian response in the war-torn country.

Yemen war now ‘chronic emergency’ as millions face hunger

New York: After more than seven years of war, Yemen is living in a chronic state of emergency, marked by hunger, disease and other miseries that are rising faster than aid agencies can reverse, UN relief chief Martin Griffiths told the Security Council on Tuesday, as the Special Envoy for the country called for joint efforts by Yemenis and the international community to break the entrenched cycle of violence.