The United Nations considers the armistice a "moment of hope for Yemen"

1 May, 2022
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The United Nations considers the armistice a "moment of hope for Yemen"

The United Nations called on the parties to the Yemeni conflict to take advantage of the truce declared in the country during the month of Ramadan in order to increase aid access to all parts of Yemen, considering this truce a "moment of hope for Yemen."


And the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs announced in a statement issued yesterday, Saturday, the humanitarian response plan for Yemen for this year, which requires obtaining approximately 4.3 billion dollars, in an effort to “reverse the course of the continuing deterioration throughout the country, as the effects of the war weigh on the population despite the armistice.” current".


This plan affects 17.3 million out of the 23.4 million Yemeni people in need of life-saving humanitarian assistance and protection services across Yemen.

The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, David Gressly, stressed that the worsening humanitarian crisis in Yemen is a "reality that must be addressed urgently", warning that the number of people in the country who now need assistance exceeds 23 million people (i.e. nearly three Yemen’s population), which represents an increase of about three million people compared to 2021, while about 13 million already face acute levels of needs.


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