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Dec 19

Millions of lives still at risk after 1,000 days of war in Yemen, warns CARE

By CARE Australia December 19, 2017 0 comments

Yemen risks sliding into famine and further disease outbreaks unless all the country’s ports are fully reopened, aid agency CARE has warned as the country marks 1,000 days since conflict began. More than 22 million people in Yemen are in need of humanitarian aid, 7 million people face famine-like conditions…

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Aug 9

Yemen Crisis: Closure of Sana’a airport – One year of aggravated suffering

By CARE Australia August 9, 2017 0 comments

INGOs in Yemen are calling on all actors to lift restrictions on Yemeni airspace and allow for the reopening of the country’s main airport, Sana’a International. The official closure of Sana’a airport, one-year ago today, effectively traps millions of Yemeni people and serves to prevent the free movement of commercial…

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Apr 24

CARE welcomes vital funding for Yemen as food crisis worsens

By CARE Australia April 24, 2017 0 comments

  CARE Australia welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment of $10 million to support people facing starvation and other effects of ongoing conflict in Yemen. The aid agency’s Chief Executive Sally Moyle said: “The situation in Yemen is catastrophic. The Australian Government’s funding is vital to help alleviate the suffering. It…

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Jan 5

Yemen is the crisis that the world forgot

By CARE Australia January 5, 2016 0 comments

Originally published in the Herald Sun and Herald Sun online. Small talk can be difficult with someone who lives in Yemen. Questions about family often turn to dead relatives. Talk about a bad night’s sleep and you might find yourself in a conversation about nightly bombing raids.

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Apr 23

Yemen: A political solution must be reached to prevent humanitarian catastrophe

By CARE Australia April 23, 2015 0 comments

Following the declaration of the end of airstrikes in Yemen, international aid organisation CARE says humanitarian access must urgently improve and a political solution be reached, as the impoverished nation is facing a humanitarian catastrophe. Since airstrikes began on 26 March, the conflict in the Middle-Eastern nation has spread across…

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