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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.

Mother in Yemeni hospital holding her 10 month old baby who is suffering from malnutrition.

Mother in Yemeni hospital holding her 10 month old baby who is suffering from malnutrition.

Yemen peace talks: last chance to avert famine threat

07/04/2016 15:52

The aid agency Save the Children warns that this month’s peace talks in Yemen are the "last chance" to prevent the nation’s dire humanitarian crisis from sliding towards a famine.

Yemenis gather on 5 March, outside Aden's security department to protest against an attack on an elderly care home  by gunmen

Yemenis gather on 5 March, outside Aden's security department to protest against an attack on an elderly care home by gunmen

Nuns who died in Yemen are martyrs says Rwandan Bishop

08/03/2016 10:24

We deeply regret their deaths but we consider them martyrs and they are, says Rwanda's Bishop of Kabgayi.

 

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Indian bishops condemn attack on MC centre in Yemen

07/03/2016 15:34

Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India currently holding its plenary assembly in Bangalore has condemned the attack on the Missionaries of Charity home for the elderly in Yemen.