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Cholera-infected Yemenis receive treatment amid an acute cholera outbreak at a hospital in Sana'a, Yemen.

Cholera-infected Yemenis receive treatment amid an acute cholera outbreak at a hospital in Sana'a, Yemen.

UN raises alarm over cholera outbreak in Yemen

27/07/2017 10:22

Yemen is in the midst of the world’s worst cholera outbreak. In the last three months alone, 400,000 cases of suspected cholera and nearly 1900 associated deaths have been recorded.

Father Tom Uzhunnalil, an Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen, has appealed for help in this still image taken from a video recording, released on May 9,

Father Tom Uzhunnalil, an Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen, has appealed for help in this still image taken from a video recording, released on May 9, 2017.

Kidnapped Indian priest alive, says Yemeni foreign minister

12/07/2017 16:47

Father Tom Uzhunnalil was kidnapped March 4, 2016, after suspected Islamic terrorists stormed a home for the elderly in Aden, where he was chaplain. 

 

Thousands of people walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Thousands of people walk for hours to reach a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan.

Canada faith leaders appeal for South Sudan, Yemen, northeast Nigeria, Somalia

08/06/2017 13:24

Faith leaders in Canada are calling for a concrete response to famines in South Sudan, Yemen, northeast Nigeria and Somalia. The appeal was issued by Catholic Bishops together with other Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh and Baha’i faith leaders.  

A Yemeni man stand at site of airstrike

A Yemeni man stand at site of airstrike

Neglected war in Yemen causing devastating humanitarian crisis

04/05/2017 13:09

Pope Francis says he is praying for the safe return of a kidnapped priest in Yemen, yet again highlighting his concern for the country which is plummeting into what the UN is calling the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today.

A child in Yemen searching for food or other necessities in a rubbish dump

A child in Yemen searching for food or other necessities in a rubbish dump

Yemen war causing world's worst food crisis amid widespread indifference

17/02/2017 13:06

The conflict in Yemen, singled out by Pope Francis during his speech to Vatican diplomats at the beginning of the year, is causing what is reportedly the world's worst food crisis with more than 17 million in need of assistance and hundreds of thousands facing the risk of death by starvation.    

The rubble of a house destroyed by an air strike in Sanaa, in Yemen.

The rubble of a house destroyed by an air strike in Sanaa, in Yemen.

UN warns of famine threat in Yemen

09/02/2017 08:00

The United Nations has warned that the threat of famine is a real possibility in Yemen and has launched an appeal for urgent funds.

 Fr Tom Uzhunnalil Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen after care home massacre

Fr Tom Uzhunnalil Indian priest kidnapped in Yemen after care home massacre

Indian priest abducted from Yemen pleads for help

27/12/2016 10:57

The Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia, in a statement issued on Tuesday, speaks of their continual efforts to secure Fr. Tom’s release as well as the numerous appeals for prayers for Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil

 

A Yemeni man visits the graves of relatives who have been killed in the conflict

A Yemeni man visits the graves of relatives who have been killed in the conflict

Yemen: The Forgotten Crisis

12/04/2016 14:24

On Monday 11th April, a cessation of hostilities between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthi rebels was brokered by the UN. Vatican Radio’s Georgia Gogarty spoke with Josephine Hutton, the Regional Programme Manager Middle East at Oxfam about the critical situation there.