Archives for posts with tag: Yemen
By, Susan Sacirbey via Diplomat Artist Buzz
Sustainability and our future await. UNSG Ban Ki-moon underscored that the “Summit is not an end point, but a turning point.” (–Read MORE –)


From Diplomat Artist Buzz: Conflict & hunger are current pestilence in today’s Yemen. Now, the United Nations Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) has discovered Desert Locust infestations likely resulting from heavy rains last November associated with tropical cyclones. — Read More —

Yemen’s Dangerous New Invader

From Diplomat Artist Buzz & our “We’ve All Been Refugees Once” series. – MORE Photos & Stories —
The decade of time is seamless. Those facing oppression, hunger, or threat to life and livelihood will defy the odds to provide their families a better life, or just life. –MORE —

“There have been frequent reports of mistreatment, abuse, rape and torture and the increasingly cruel measures being adopted by smuggling rings seem to account for the increase in deaths at sea,” UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler told journalists at a Geneva briefing today.

07-15-YemenDo YOU know what’s for dinner? 
Unfortunately, 40% of Yemenis don’t know where next meal is coming from. UNICEF: “Children remain the most vulnerable in terms of food insecurity & malnutrition in Yemen. Of estimated 4.5 million children under age 5, more than 2 in 5 are stunted, & almost 13% are acutely malnourished.”

From food & fuel prices spikes to a structurally deficient economy, the world wide recession has some of the greatest impact upon families that are at breaking point. Yemen is the poorest country in Arab World, & it is not getting better.

Blog Report: HINT OF WORSE TO COME? By Ambassador Mo

 Conflict, natural disasters and climate change, will substantially increase the number of displaced persons worldwide creating a strain on local and global resources according to the UN Refugee Agency and its most recent Report published end of last week. –More & Photo Gallery–