Press Release

Cholera outbreak in Yemen: Statement of Dr. Luay Shabaneh, Arab Region UNFPA Director

Published on 1 June 2017 by

Malnourished pregnant and lactating women are more likely to contract cholera and have a higher risk of bleeding, developing complications and death during childbirth.

Adam Saleh with young fans in Coldwater, Michigan, Sept 2016

Youtube Sensation Adam Saleh unites fans for North American tour

Published on 8 March 2017 by Tamara Apmann

At a time when the country is becoming more and more divided, Adam spreads an important message of hope and acceptance for groups and individuals who often feel marginalized because of their race or religion.

Internally displaced Yemeni sisters Dalal, four, and Radha, three, cling onto their toys at a makeshift camp near Sana’a, Yemen.  © UNHCR/Mohammed Hamoud

UNHCR gravely concerned by intensified hostilities in Al Mokha affecting Yemeni civilians

Published on 2 February 2017 by

GENEVA - UNHCR is deeply concerned about the plight of thousands of Yemeni civilians fleeing or caught up in heavy confrontations between the warring parties in the Red Sea districts of Al Mokha and Dhubab in Taizz governorate.

UNFPA and partners addressing gender-based violence in Yemen are working to eliminate violence against women and girls. This year’s global theme is ‘peace in the home to peace in the world: Make education safe for all’. (Photo by Giacomo Pirozzi-UNICEF)

Three million women and girls at risk of violence in Yemen

Published on 25 November 2016 by

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016