Severe food and medical shortages caused by two years of devastating war are having a major impact on everyday life in Yemen, where thousands of children starve to death, researchers have warned, pointing out the responsibility of Saudi Arabia.
Haitian communities have taken the reconstruction of the Caribbean country into their own hands, completing the efforts to eliminate cholera that were initiated by the government and the UN, writes Ban Ki-moon.
The situation in earthquake-hit Haiti, now hit by a cholera outbreak that has claimed more than 1,000 lives, is likely to get worse before it gets better, Humanitarian Aid Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva told the press yesterday (18 November).
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