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YEMEN: Wind and solar energy fall short of potential

YEMEN: Wind and solar energy fall short of potential

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 6, 2012 0

SANA’A 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - Thirteen years ago electronics retailer Abdulmajeed al-Wahbani was one of the first people in Yemen to venture into the solar power business. So far the gamble has

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YEMEN: Ali Abdullah al-Moudai – “I’ve tried to save extra money more than 40 times, it’s never possible”

YEMEN: Ali Abdullah al-Moudai – “I’ve tried to save extra money more than 40 times, it’s never possible”

December 6, 2012 0

THULA 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - Ali Abdullah al-Moudai, 28, from the village of Thula, about an hour’s drive from Yemen’s capital Sana’a, is lucky enough to have a reasonably well-paid job. The

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YEMEN: Ali Abdullah al-Moudai – Community liaison officer, Yemen

YEMEN: Ali Abdullah al-Moudai – Community liaison officer, Yemen

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 6, 2012 0

THULA 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - Ali Abdullah al-Moudai, 28, from the village of Thula, about an hour’s drive from Yemen’s capital Sana’a, is lucky enough to have a reasonably well-paid job. The

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YEMEN: New challenges for aid worker security

YEMEN: New challenges for aid worker security

November 14, 2012 0

DUBAI 14 November 2012 (IRIN) - Yemen has long been renowned as a place where foreigners, including aid workers, are at risk of kidnapping. On the brink of civil war last year, and

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Analysis: Dialogue and divisions in Yemen

Analysis: Dialogue and divisions in Yemen

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 6, 2012 0

SANA’A 06 November 2012 (IRIN) - Nearly a year after a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-brokered deal set Yemen on a theoretical path towards political transition, the country remains deeply divided amid increasing poverty.

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YEMEN: Sheikhs and shekels – the real cost of patronage

YEMEN: Sheikhs and shekels – the real cost of patronage

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 12, 2012 0

SANA’A 12 October 2012 (IRIN) - Sheikh Nasser Shareef grimaced as he described the state of public services in his tribal area in Marib Governorate, about 100km east of Yemen’s capital Sana’a. “Very

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Analysis: Where will Yemen’s aid money go?

Analysis: Where will Yemen’s aid money go?

September 28, 2012 0

DUBAI 28 September 2012 (IRIN) - Donors are pledging billions of dollars in aid for Yemen, but there are still many questions about where that aid will go, whether there is a capacity

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YEMEN: Women die as violence impedes antenatal care in Abyan

YEMEN: Women die as violence impedes antenatal care in Abyan

August 24, 2012 0

ABYAN 24 August 2012 (IRIN) - In June, after spending 11 months in a makeshift camp for people displaced by violence, 19-year-old Dawlah Muslih, then seven months pregnant, returned to her home in

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AID POLICY: Hitching social media to humanitarian assistance

AID POLICY: Hitching social media to humanitarian assistance

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 17, 2012 0

NAIROBI 17 July 2012 (IRIN) - From Tweets in Egypt to blogs in Syria and Facebook campaigns in Sudan, the world has witnessed an unprecedented upsurge in citizen journalism, which played a major

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