International donors raised $1.35 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen on Tuesday but the amount fell short of the United Nations' target of $2.4 billion needed to save the world's biggest aid operation from severe cutbacks.
Britain announced on Tuesday 160 million pounds ($201 million) in humanitarian aid to Yemen, James Cleverly, the Foreign Office minister for the Middle East and North Africa, told a pledging conference to help the war-torn country.
Germany announced on Tuesday 125 million euros ($139.8 million)in humanitarian assistance to Yemen, Niels Annen, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, told a pledging conference for the war-ravaged country.
The Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen has declared a two-week ceasefire in a bid to stem the spread of the coronavirus in the war-torn country, according to state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
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