Yemen civil war Current Affairs, GK & News

UN: 16 million Yemenis towards Starvation

According to the head of U.N. food agency, David Beasley, 16 million people in Yemen “are marching towards starvation”. Key Points David also warned that, food rations for millions in Yemen will be cut in October 2021 unless new funding reaches there. During a meeting on Yemen’s humanitarian crisis, He said that the United States, ..

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Saudi Arabia proposes UN-sponsored ceasefire in Yemen

Saudi Arabia government has proposed UN-sponsored ceasefire in Yemen and is awaiting a response from the rebel Houthi movement. This peace initiative by Saudi Arabia is in line with previous proposals like consultation efforts to end crisis. Key Points Deputy Defence Minister of Saudi Arabia, Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, also highlighted that Saudi Arabia ..

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Approx 2.4 Million Children Below the Age of 5 are facing Hunger and Malnutrition in Yemen

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on 26th June 2020 has stated that amid the COVID-19 global pandemic, around 2.4 million (24 lakh) children who are below the age of 5 are facing hunger and malnutrition in Yemen.  The global pandemic has further added to a shortage of humanitarian aid in the war-torn nation that ..

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“Lost At Home”: A Report released by UNICEF

On May 5, 2020, the UNICEF released its report called “Lost at Home”. The report enforces the risks and challenges of internally displaced children and the need to protect them. Key Findings of the report According to the report, at the end of 2019, around 46 million people were internally displaced due to conflict and ..

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Global Report on Food Crisis, 2020

The Global Report on Food Crisis, 2020 was released by the Global Network against Food Crisis. The report says that around 135 million people are living under food crisis. Highlights According to the report, the numbers have increased. In 2019, the number of people living under food crisis were 113 million. Yemen was the at ..

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