UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie arrives in Yemen to meet those affected by conflict
UNHCR Special Envoy, Angelina Jolie arrives in Yemen today on a visit to help draw attention to the catastrophic consequences of the seven-year conflict on the people of Yemen. She will be visiting Yemeni families, including displaced families and refugees, to hear directly from them how the conflict has ripped their lives apart.
UNHCR hopes her visit will highlight the increasing humanitarian needs in Yemen and help mobilize urgent support for humanitarian work ahead of the annual High-Level Pledging Conference for Yemen on 16 March, and call for regional and international actors to commit to an end to the conflict.
For further information:
- Stephanie Hazelwood [email protected]
- Sarah Epstein [email protected]
- Rula Amin [email protected]
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