UN, Government Of Yemen, Antonio Guiterrez discussed on UN News

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This is news in breath from the united nations. People across afghanistan face unimaginable suffering. Un chief antonio guiterrez said before reiterating. The un's duty to stay and help those in need for that to happen. The taliban government must provide full access for humanitarian workers and other key guarantees mister guitarist insisted goals must be allowed to go to school and women must be allowed to work. He explained it a bbc interview highlighting the need for a relationship of trust. Between the un and afghanistan's new leaders the un secretary general said that humanitarian aid can be an important entry point for future engagement with the taliban they understood that aid is essential and that the international community will be more willing to provide assistance if those conditions are met mister guitar said his comments coinciding with the talibans appointment of senior interim leadership positions on tuesday. Tm and now with has been no letup in more than six years of conflict nor the climate of their among civilians. Un appointed independent rights. Experts said on wednesday in a new report commissioned by the human rights council into how the war has been waged over the last twelve months. The panel condemned the same egregious violations. That have characterized their previous findings. These include air strikes by the saudi backed international coalition that supports the yemen government and indiscriminate shelling of civilians particularly by the who the's but also by the government of yemen and the coalition. The group of eminent experts also cited. The southern transitional council is being responsible for specific violations adding that its power deal with the government of yemen remains largely dysfunctional highlighting. How intense hostilities of on the merit of front in the past twelve months and in many other locations you appointed panel of independent experts urge for a full cessation-of-hostilities an end to the supply of arms to yemen by third parties. They also warned that everyday life in yemen is now unbearable for many as in addition to the conflict people have to contend with disease outbreaks cove in nineteen pandemic flooding import restrictions and economic and fuel crisis and limited humanitarian aid. The meningitis outbreak has been declared in the north eastern democratic republic of the congo where the world health organization has been supporting the authorities to deploy emergency assistance more than two hundred sixty suspected cases and one hundred twenty nine deaths have been reported in shop. Oh province a high case fatality ratio fifty percent the u. n. Health agency said on wednesday tests carried out by the institute pastorin paris detected in this area manager tedious. It's one of the most frequent strains of bacteria form of the disease and it has the potential to cause large epidemics. Who said that more than one. Hundred patients receiving treatment at home and in health centers. In benaglia the community affected by the outbreak meningitis is potentially fatal and must be treated with antibiotics as soon as possible. Major improvements have also been made on vaccines to treat the viral form of the disease which is transmitted through the air by infected carriers. Although people of all ages can catch the disease it mainly affects babies children and young people. Katie dartford un news..

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