UNICEF resumes the third cycle of cash assistance for helping 9 million people across Yemen

October 8, 2018

UNICEF resumed the third cycle of cash assistance across Yemen today. Nearly 1.5 million of the poorest families in Yemen – an estimated 9 million people – will benefit from emergency cash transfers with generous funding from the World Bank.“A lifeline for nearly one-third of the people in Yemen, this cash assistance is so vital to helping families in Yemen make ends meet,” said Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa.

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