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Children bear brunt of Yemen’s war
18 May 2015 (IRIN ), Aid agencies in Yemen are warning of dire consequences for the country’s children if the conflict there does not stop soon. In addition to young people being killed and injured, malnutrition and diarrhea are on the rise due to limited access to food and clean water and close to two million are out of school due to the fighting.
Will Yemen truce allow aid in at last?
12 May 2015 (IRIN ), A five-day humanitarian truce came into force on Tuesday evening in Yemen. But an escalation in violence over the past few days has planted doubts about how long any pause may last and what longer-term chances there are for lasting peace. Aid agencies have welcomed the break in hostilities but say five days are not enough to reach all of those in need following months of fighting between Houthi rebels and a Saudi-led coalition.
What can we do in 5 days? Aid workers sceptical of Saudi truce
7 May 2015 (IRIN ), The announcement by Saudi Arabia of a five-day humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen has been cautiously welcomed by aid agencies, but some are warning it is not long enough to be meaningful.
Fuel shortage leads to Yemen hospital shutdowns
5 May 2015 (IRIN ), Six weeks after a Saudi Arabian-led coalition began bombing Yemen and restricting trade, the human toll is growing. In the capital Sana'a and other cities, hospitals are running out of fuel.
Yemen's crisis in numbers
1 May 2015 (IRIN ), Five weeks after a Saudi Arabian-led coalition started bombing the Arab world’s poorest country in a bid to force pro-Iranian Houthi rebels from power, neither side appears any closer to victory. Some numbers help put the plight of the Yemeni civilians in perspective.
Yemenis need trade more than Saudi aid
23 April 2015 (IRIN ), If the Saudi Arabian-led coalition wants to prove its commitment to the people of Yemen, it must allow freer access for trade vessels. Trade, not aid, is the real humanitarian priority right now.
Yemen limbo: Less bombing doesn't mean more aid
22 April 2015 (IRIN ), Bombs may not be falling on Sana’a, but aid isn’t exactly pouring in either. After almost a month of airstrikes, millions of Yemeni civilians are anxiously watching and waiting, wondering what this new stage in the conflict means for them.
Shipping ban deepens Yemen’s fuel crisis
16 April 2015 (IRIN ), A ban on shipping in Yemeni waters is worsening a severe fuel shortage that has already had a major impact on public health as the country endures a Saudi-led bombing campaign and intense fighting on the ground.
Yemeni civilians pay price of war
14 April 2015 (IRIN ), As a Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen heads towards its third week and fighting across the country intensifies, humanitarian agencies are increasingly unable to provide aid, while food and water prices are spiking.Civilians caught up in the conflict are struggling to survive.
Four reasons the crisis in Yemen is so dire
10 April 2015 (IRIN ), As warnings about the scale of the humanitarian disaster in Yemen become stronger by the day, IRIN looks at four reasons why the situation facing civilians in the country is so drastic

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