Yemen Current Affairs, GK & News

Operation Samudra Setu

On July 8, 2020, Indian Navy culminated Operation Samudra Setu after bringing 3,992 Indian citizens back to their homeland. The operation was launched on May 5, 2020. Highlights The operation lasted over 55 days. The Indian Naval Ships such as INS Jalashwa, INS Shardul, INS Airavat and INS Magar participated in the operation. The ships ..

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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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Old City of Sana’a

The UNESCO expressed concern about the extensive damage caused by the recent heavy rains in the Old City of Sana’a in Yemen. About the Situation The Old City of Sana’a was recently ravaged by heavy rains and flash floods. This is in addition to the ongoing conflict in the region, the lack of resources plaguing ..

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Saudi-led Coalition calls Ceasefire in Yemen

On April 9, 2020, the Saudi Arabia led coalition declares cease fire in Yemen. The cease fire has been declared for a two-week period. Yemen War Yemen was devastated by a conflict that began in 2015. The Houthis that are backed by the Iran military took much of the control in west of the country. ..

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