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President meets with Speaker of Parliament
[20 January 2018]
32 prisoners involved in December sedition released in Hajjah
[19 January 2018]
Voluntary Recruiting campaign kicks off in Yemen's Amran
[17 January 2018]
Hajjah province deputy kicks off Voluntary recruitment campaign in Shahel
[17 January 2018]
Dhamar Governor inaugurates voluntary recruiting campaign in Dhamar city
[17 January 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Saudi aggression warplanes wage 2 strikes on Marib
[21 January 2018]
7 Saudi-paid mercenaries shot dead in Marib
[21 January 2018]
12 aggression airstrikes wage on Hajjah
[20 January 2018]
2 Mercenaries' pick-up pick-up vehicles destroyed in Jawf
[20 January 2018]
Army shells Sudanese mercenaries leaders' gatherings in Medi
[20 January 2018]
 
  Reports
Report: Saudi-led aggression coalition warplanes wage 22 strikes on Yemen over Friday
[20 January 2018]
Report: Army, committee carry out ground attacks against Saudi soldiers, mercenaries over Friday
[20 January 2018]
Report: 9 Saudi military vehicles destroyed in ground attacks over Thursday
[19 January 2018]
Report: 2 civilians killed, injured in 16 Saudi aggression airstrikes, attacks on Yemen during one day
[19 January 2018]
Report: 4 civilians killed, 5 injured in 22 Saudi aggression airstrikes on one day
[18 January 2018]
 
  International
Foreign Ministry: Stopping sales of German arms to coalition states is important step
[20 January 2018]
UNICEF: Over 3 million Yemeni children born since Saudi wages war
[17 January 2018]
Yemen, WFP sign MoU to rehabilitate Hodeidah port
[16 January 2018]
Yemen calls on UAE occupation forces to stop destroying Socotra
[16 January 2018]
Norwegian Refugee Council calls for reopening Yemen's ports
[15 January 2018]
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
UN: Blockade on Yemen capital airport unacceptable
[16/January/2017]


SANA'A, Jan. 16 (SABA) – The United Nations Resident Coordinator/Humanitarian Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative for Yemen Jamie McGoldrick reiterated on Monday that the blockade imposed on Sana'a international airport is unacceptable because it causes much suffering on the Yemeni people .

This came at a press conference held in Sana'a prior to his leaving for Brussels, Geneva and London in order to launch the Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen for the current year 2017.

Mr McGoldrick said the United Nations is making efforts to unconditionally ensure humanitarian access to all those who are in need.

"It is currently difficult to limit damage to civilian infrastructure, but civilians pay the expensive price in Yemen," he said, adding that the numbers of civilian deaths caused by the aggression war on Yemen were more than 10 thousand people, while the injured were more than 40 thousand according to available statistics.

The programme plans to provide four cranes from Japan and four others from Dubai at the end of this month to the port of Hodeida to facilitate unloading ships and to speed up the arrival of aid to those who are in need for help, McGoldrick said.

He also said that around eight million Yemenis have lost their jobs or stopped their business because of the economic blockade, stressing on the urgent need to facilitat humanitarian aid access.



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