Thursday, June 1, 2017

U.N. Issues Warning That Yemen Is Facing Total Disaster

BBC: Yemen facing total collapse as war continues, UN warns

The United Nations humanitarian chief has said Yemen is facing "total social, economic and institutional collapse".

Stephen O'Brien told members of the UN Security Council that "urgent action is required to stem the suffering".

More than two years of civil war in the country has triggered a humanitarian crisis, with almost seven million people on the brink of famine.

A resurgence of a cholera outbreak has also resulted in 60,000 suspected cases since April and 500 associated deaths.

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More News On The U.N. Issuing A Warning That Yemen Is Facing Total Disaster

UN warns Yemen conflict is leading to country's collapse -- ABC News/AP
Yemen spiraling toward 'total collapse' as world watches, UN warns -- CNN
Yemen Faces 'Total Collapse' If We Don't Act Now, the U.N. Warns -- Time
Yemen faces 'total collapse' the UN warns -- Euronews
UN humanitarian chief reports Yemen spiraling towards collapse -- DW
Cholera outbreak kills 532 in Yemen: WHO -- Anadolu Agency
UNICEF: Nearly 500 dead in Yemen cholera outbreak -- UPI
UN: Yemen Has World’s Worst Food Crisis -- VOA
As Yemen faces famine, U.N. works to avert attack on food port -- Reuters
Delivering $1 billion aid to Yemen faces difficulties -- Al-Monitor
Cholera, Famine and Girls Sold Into Marriage for Food: Yemen’s Dire Picture -- NYT

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

The UN is 2 years or more late in tis declaration.