Tag: WFP

  • UN warns on Hodeidah attack

    Pressure continues to be placed on Saudi coalition. Attack on Yemeni port would displace at least 400,000 – U.N. An attack on Yemen’s Hodeidah port would displace more than 400,000 […]

  • Aid shipments to Yemen

    Hodeidah port still under Houthi control. Arab Coalition Says Preparing Alternatives to Yemen Port for Urgent Aid DUBAI (Reuters) – The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said it was determined […]

  • EUNAVFOR still a presence

    Pirates still deterred by naval vessels. EU Force Maintains Pirate Watch Off Somalia By Ismail Mohamed & Salem Solomon For the first time in years, piracy has returned to the […]

  • Russia warns Saudi Arabia

    Hodeidah port currently controlled by Houthi rebels. Russia warns against planned Saudi attack in Yemen Russia has warned against an imminent military attack by Saudi Arabia against the Yemeni port […]

  • Ship attacks see aid drop

    Threats to shipping hit aid supplies. Analysis – Escalation in ship attacks pushes Yemen towards starvation By Jonathan Saul and Katie Paul Cruise missiles, floating mines and a remote-controlled boat […]

  • WFP ship released by Saudis

    Ship was carrying humanitarian supplies to Yemen for the World Food Programme. Irish ship held by Arab coalition forces released Lorna Siggins An Irish-owned ship which was detained by Arab […]

  • Collective Effort Keeps Piracy Suppressed

    All the pirates need is one successful hijack. Collective Effort by Maritime Industry and Naval Forces Keep Pirate Attacks Suppressed: EU Naval Force Operation Commander, Major General Martin Smith MBE […]

  • WFP Ship Arrives In Aden Port

    Desperately needed aid begins to arrive in Yemen. New WFP Ship Arrives In Aden Port With Fuel For Humanitarian Operations CAIRO – A United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) ship […]

  • Serbian team joins EUNAVFOR

    Serbians take over from Croatians.  Serbian Maritime Protection Team Joins EU Naval Force to Protect World Food Programme Vessel MSM Douro Along the Somali Coastline On Tuesday 7 April a […]

  • Op Atalanta Extended to End of 2016

    EU sign off on mission extension.  EU Counter-Piracy Operation Atalanta Extended to End of 2016 The Council has extended the EU’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta by two more years, until 12 December […]