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Children amidst the rubble of a house hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike

Children amidst the rubble of a house hit by a Saudi-led coalition air strike

Yemen: no food, fuel or medicine for vulnerable civilians

15/11/2017 14:29

In Yemen, an air raid by the Saudi-led military coalition fighting against the Houthi movement has shut down the nation’s main airport further isolating the country where millions are on the brink of famine.

Salesian delegation meets the Minister for  External Affairs

Salesian delegation meets the Minister for External Affairs

Sushma Swaraj to Indian Salesians: 'Fr. Tom could be released soon'

24/08/2017 11:45

Sushma Swaraj assured a delegation of Indian Salesains who met her in New Delhi on Aug 17, that    Fr. Tom, who was kidnapped in Yemen a year ago, is alive and could be released soon.    

 

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.