Yemen

Over the last 3days, the Saudi-led coalition has not allowed MSF flights into Yemen, directly hindering the organisation’s ability to provide life-saving medical and humanitarian assistance to a population already in dire need. As such, MSF is calling on the Saudi-led coalition to immediately allow...
Yemen’s health service is experiencing widespread and critical problems, in part because most Ministry of Public Health and Population staff having received their last regular salary a year ago, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned in a report released today. MSF is calling...
Yemen has been in wars for years. A large number of people are being displaced by conflicts. With more than 376,000 displaced people among an estimated population of two million, Hajjah hosts more displaced people than any other Yemeni governorate. About a quarter of these are sheltering in Abs...
An urgent scale-up of aid is needed in the northern district of Abs, the area worst affected by Yemen’s cholera outbreak, according to Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The disease is spread by contaminated water, so water and sanitation activities are particularly vital to...
Update on 24 May 2017 As of last Tuesday (25 May), MSF teams set up six cholera treatment centres and support government-run medical facilities in Yemen. MSF have altogether treated over 5000 patients. As cases of cholera and acute watery diarrhea rise across Yemen, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors...
Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams in Yemen are receiving and treating a growing number of cholera and acute watery diarrhoea patients in the governorates of Amran, Hajja, Al-Dhale’, Taiz, and Ibb. The number of patients has drastically increased over the past two weeks...
Stuck between two mountains, Haydan is a remote village, lost in time. Some houses have the air of medieval fortresses; at their arrowslits, curious faces occasionally appear. Following the road leading into the village, which alternates between faded tarmac and dirt track, one imagines a place...
Six months after withdrawing its staff from northern Yemen following the bombing of its hospital in Abs, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has restarted work in Haydan district hospital, in Sa’ada governorate. Following the 15 August airstrike on Abs hospital which killed 19 people and injured 24 and...
“That evening we had around 30 casualties, both wounded and dead.
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