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YEMEN'S HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 160: tabled on 11 July 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the humanitarian catastrophe that is occurring in Yemen two years after the outbreak of civil war; notes that since the conflicts beginning over 10,000 civilians have died and 14 million do not have access to any healthcare; further notes that Yemen is faced with the worst cholera crisis in the world with over 300,000 people affected and over 2,000 deaths in 23 of Yemen's 24 provinces; commends the brave work carried out on the ground by organisations such as Medicines Sans Frontiers and Islamic Relief; and calls on the Government to take urgent action in Yemen to address the spread of cholera and work towards achieving a ceasefire with a UN resolution.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.