Humanitarian crises

Saudi aid to Yemen will continue despite reports of Houthi interference

In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor after the Yemen Donor Conference, Abdullah Al Rabeeah, supervisor general of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, said he expects pledges to continue.

Elizabeth Hagedorn | Yemen war | juin 3, 2020
al-monitor Abdullah Al Rabeeah, supervisor general of the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid, speaks during a news conference following a meeting of the foreign ministers of member states of the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 22, 2018. Photo by REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser.

Intel: Pompeo discusses Syria with Jordan’s foreign minister

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Syria today on a phone call with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi.

Al-Monitor Staff | Syria Conflict | mai 28, 2020

Health care system collapses as COVID-19 races across Yemen

As the United Nations appeals for $2 billion in emergency funding for Yemen, aid organizations on the ground warn community transmission of the coronavirus is taking place throughout the war-torn country.

Al-Monitor Staff | Humanitarian crises | mai 22, 2020

Intel: Amid US funding gap, UN Palestinian refugee agency seeks $93M in coronavirus aid

As the coronavirus continues its spread through the impoverished West Bank and Gaza Strip, the United Nations refugee agency for Palestinians is seeking emergency funding to help with what it calls the worst financial crisis in the organization’s 70-year history.

Elizabeth Hagedorn | Refugees | mai 9, 2020

Trump administration announces $225 million in emergency Yemen aid

The Donald Trump administration announced $225 in emergency food aid for Yemen today, but the United States is still refusing to cooperate with the World Health Organization on vital programs.

Bryant Harris | Humanitarian crises | mai 6, 2020