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Under Secretary Hale’s Participation in the Ministerial on the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

SEPTEMBER 25, 2019 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Today, the United States, Saudi Arabia, and UN OCHA co-hosted a multilateral conference on Yemen humanitarian assistance on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York.  The conference addressed the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and encouraged donors to fully fund the 2019 ...
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USAID ANNOUNCES $14.46 MILLION PROJECT TO STRENGTHEN THE HEALTH SYSTEM IN YEMEN AND IMPROVE HEALTH OUTCOMES

For Immediate Release Thursday, September 19, 2019 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) today announced the award of a $14.46 million project to strengthen the health system and reduce maternal, neonatal, and child mortality in Yemen. The three-year Yemen Systems, Health and Resilience Project (SHARP) will improve access to reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child ...
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Remarks at a UN Security Council on Yemen

Ambassador Jonathan Cohen Acting Permanent Representative U.S. Mission to the United Nations New York City August 20, 2019 AS DELIVERED Thank you, Madam President, and let me add our thanks to Special Envoy Griffiths and Assistant Secretary-General Mueller for your briefings and for the tireless efforts of your teams. The United States is deeply concerned ...
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STATEMENT BY MORGAN ORTAGUS, SPOKESPERSON

For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY MORGAN ORTAGUS, SPOKESPERSON August 8, 2019 Violence in Aden The United States is deeply concerned by the outbreak of violence and deadly clashes in Aden.  We call on all parties to refrain from escalation and further bloodshed, and to resolve their differences through dialogue.  Inciting further divisions and violence within Yemen ...
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P5 Statement on Aden

The Diplomatic Representatives to the Republic of Yemen of China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States express their grave concern over the recent escalation in violence in Aden.  We call on all Yemenis to exercise restraint, immediately end all acts of violence, and engage in constructive dialogue to resolve their differences peacefully. ...
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