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La communauté internationale doit prêter attention à Hajjah et aux autres régions du Yémen où la violence ne cesse d’augmenter. © AFP
International non-government organisations (INGOs) in Yemen strongly condemn the horrific attacks in Hajjah governorate on Sunday which according to the UN killed 22 people – twelve women and ten children – and injured many more. Hajjah has seen an increase in tensions and fighting in recent weeks...
50 per cent of Yemen’s population do not know where their next meal will come from. © Reuters
International NGOs working in Yemen welcome the upcoming political consultations in Sweden. After almost four years of conflict in Yemen, up to 14 million people – 50 per cent of Yemen’s population - do not know where their next meal will come from. An estimated 85,000 children under five are...
AN INVISIBLE CRISIS: EXPLORING MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS IN THE SYRIAN AND IRAQI CRISES ©Reuters
An invisible crisis is happening in the countries affected by the Syrian and Iraqi crises. Médecins du Monde (MdM) releases a booklet to mark World Mental Health Day (October 10th) in order to shed light on the important mental health and psychosocial needs of people who have been plagued by the...
The military offensive that has been expected for weeks in the Idlib region may lead to one of the worst humanitarian crises ever seen. This new disaster reflects a country ravaged by more than seven years of war, which has already killed 350,000 people and driven more than five million Syrians to...
2017 Syrie © Reuters
This year 15 March marks seven years of war in Syria: the parties to the conflict, together with their allies, are killing with complete impunity, while the international community flounders impotently. So much has already been said about the scale of the conflict: 350,000 deaths, a country bled...
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Airstrikes and shelling on Eastern Ghouta have prevented humanitarian aid from entering the besieged enclave as well as medical evacuations five days after the adoption of a UN Security Council resolution demanding an immediate nationwide cessation of hostilities, according to a group of...
© Olivier Papegnies
A new report from The Association of International Development Agencies (AIDA), a coalition of more than 70 INGOs working in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), documents the grim reality of life under occupation. The report, 50 Years of Occupation: Dispossession, Deprivation and De-...
© Cyril Zannettacci
The year 2017 marks 50 years since the beginning of the Israeli military occupation of the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). Apart from the 1948 war, or “Nakba” (catastrophe), when around 700,000 Palestinians were displaced from their lands and became refugees, the military occupation of the...

Since 2014, Yemen has been under fire from clashes between Houthi rebels and government forces.

District Amedi, Village Bamerni. Irak (c) Guillaume Pinon

The fighting which has affected north west Iraq since 2014 has led over 3 million Iraqis to leave their homes. Almost half of them have taken refuge in Kurdistan and the neighbouring regions.