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Aid agencies warn of Yemen’s health care collapse, famine risk

Aid agencies warn of Yemen’s health care collapse, famine risk

| Dale Gavlak | June 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

CAFOD and other humanitarian agencies warn that Yemen’s health care system, already ravaged by five years of civil war, is collapsing, while its people risk famine as the Arabian Peninsula’s poorest country struggles with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Catholic, international aid agencies press for end of war in Yemen

Catholic, international aid agencies press for end of war in Yemen

| Dale Gavlak | November 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic and international aid organizations are pressing for an end to Yemen’s worsening war, where the United Nations says one child dies every 10 minutes.

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Aid groups, bishop sound alarm over humanitarian crisis in Yemen

Aid groups, bishop sound alarm over humanitarian crisis in Yemen

| Dale Gavlak | October 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Aid agencies and Catholic officials are sounding the alarm on Yemen’s spiraling humanitarian crisis, calling on the combatants to end the war and make badly need assistance available.

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Salesian priest recounts harrowing tale of his capture, liberation

Salesian priest recounts harrowing tale of his capture, liberation

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil was sitting in a room in an unknown location — one of several he had been relocated to during his 18-month imprisonment — when he received some unexpected news.

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Indian Salesian abducted in Yemen freed

Indian Salesian abducted in Yemen freed

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Indian Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil, who was abducted by Islamic State militants in Yemen and held captive for more than a year, was freed.

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