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#humanitarian disaster

# humanitarian-disaster - Monday 15 October, 2018

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?
# Humanitarian Disaster
# Humanitarian Disaster

Explainer: 13 million people are facing starvation in Yemen. Why?

Oct 15th 2018, 1:21 PM 14,288 Views 30 Comments

Six years of near-constant fighting in the Gulf state have brought the already-impoverished country to its knees.

# humanitarian-disaster - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

17 million in Yemen need food - now hospitals and water pumps will run out of fuel in three weeks
# Humanitarian Disaster
# Humanitarian Disaster

17 million in Yemen need food - now hospitals and water pumps will run out of fuel in three weeks

Nov 15th 2017, 8:31 PM 10,522 Views 60 Comments

The country is under a Saudi blockade.

# humanitarian-disaster - Sunday 16 October, 2016

A city on the brink of destruction: Can anything save Aleppo?
# Explainer
# Explainer

A city on the brink of destruction: Can anything save Aleppo?

Oct 16th 2016, 10:00 AM 12,194 Views 65 Comments

Once the second city of Syria, much of Aleppo has been destroyed by four years of non-stop fighting.

# humanitarian-disaster - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

"We were sitting in the car when it started to shake...it was sheer pandemonium"
# Earthquake
# Earthquake

"We were sitting in the car when it started to shake...it was sheer pandemonium"

May 13th 2015, 6:15 AM 6,682 Views 1 Comment

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, an Oxfam aid worker on the ground described the consequences of yesterday’s earthquake.