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#Yemen – EU allocates more than €70 million to help most vulnerable population

#Yemen – EU allocates more than €70 million to help most vulnerable population

| June 5, 2020

The Commission will provide new funding of €70 million in Yemen, as the coronavirus threatens to worsen one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, where famine already looms. More than €40 million of this package will help prevent and respond to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.  Crisis Management Commissioner Janez Lenarčič […]

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#Yemen – EU welcomes announcement to cease hostilities against #SaudiArabia

#Yemen – EU welcomes announcement to cease hostilities against #SaudiArabia

| September 23, 2019

In a statement by the spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations on the latest developments in Yemen, the announcement made by Ansar Allah on 20 September, on the cessation of hostile military acts against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, was welcomed as an important step.  The spokesperson said: “The […]

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Terror groups resurgent in Southern #Yemen

Terror groups resurgent in Southern #Yemen

| September 5, 2019

Disturbing reports have emerged over the past week of resurgent terrorist elements in Southern Yemen. It has been suggested that these groups, which include Al Qaeda and ISIS as the most prominent, are largely responsible for the upsurge in violence. The growing role and prominence of the Al Islah party in President Hadi’s government has […]

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UAE redeploys troops in #Yemen in bid to assist UN peace efforts

UAE redeploys troops in #Yemen in bid to assist UN peace efforts

| July 16, 2019

The decision taken by the United Arab Emirates to re-deploy its forces in Yemen has prompted widespread coverage and speculation over recent weeks, writes Graham Paul. While many journalists and keen observers have been quick to jump to conclusions about the move, one key determiner appears to have been overlooked, that the redeployment was motivated […]

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Humanitarian aid: EU announces over €161.5 million for #Yemen crisis

Humanitarian aid: EU announces over €161.5 million for #Yemen crisis

| February 27, 2019

As millions of people continue to suffer in Yemen, the European Commission has announced its intention to provide €161.5 million in humanitarian aid for 2019. This brings total Commission support for Yemen since the beginning of the crisis in 2015 to €710m. Announcing the EU’s contribution in Geneva, at the International Conference on the Humanitarian Crisis […]

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EU steps up support to displaced and crisis-affected communities in #Yemen

EU steps up support to displaced and crisis-affected communities in #Yemen

| November 29, 2018

The European Commission has adopted a €30 million programme in support of vulnerable communities suffering the effects of prolonged displacement in Yemen. Total EU commitment to support Yemen now stands at €244m since the start of the conflict in 2015. International Co-operation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica said: “The prolonged crisis in Yemen has devastated the lives of […]

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Europe must step up to end suffering in #Yemen

Europe must step up to end suffering in #Yemen

| November 19, 2018

The European Commission recently agreed to provide an additional €90 million in humanitarian assistance to Yemen. The beleaguered Arab country is enduring a civil war between Houthi rebels and a Saudi-led coalition, the world’s severest hunger crisis, and a cholera outbreak that has infected more than a million people. The aid, while desperately needed, will […]

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