Humanitarian Health Action

Grade 3 emergency

WHO scales up response in Yemen for cyclone Chapala

Sana'a, 2 November 2015 — The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Public Health and Population in Yemen are intensifying efforts to respond to the serious consequences of Cyclone Chapala which is expected to hit parts of the country in the coming days.

WHO condemns attack on MSF hospital in Yemen

WHO condemns the bombing of the Medécins Sans Frontières (MSF) supported hospital in Saada province in northern Yemen. MSF estimates that this will leave 200 000 people with no access to lifesaving medical care.

WHO responds to deteriorating health situation in Taiz, Yemen

20 October 2015, Sana’a, Yemen – Ongoing violence and insecurity continues to limit the delivery of aid in Taiz governorate in Yemen, where more than 3.3 million people, including 300 585 internally displaced persons, are in critical need of health assistance

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