CARE has been continuously active in Yemen since 1993, in projects that work towards reducing poverty. CARE’s work in Yemen has a common focus on community self-help and women’s empowerment, including women’s literacy, water management, capacity building of local organizations, emergency response, and relief assistance to refugees.
In addition, CARE is working in Yemen to help refugees fleeing violence in Syria.
Bushra Aldukhaniah, a Yemeni CARE staffer, shared her horrific tale of fleeing airstrikes in her native Yemen on stage at the Women in the World Summit. “I cannot forget that day, that feeling, the bitter feeling of leaving home behind, leaving everything behind,” she said.
Three years of war have left Yemen damaged and paralyzed. Nowadays, everything you hear about Yemen is conflict, division, food crisis and cholera. People around the world are wondering how Yemenis are still able to cope with this extended crisis and how it affects every aspect of life.
In three years, so many things can happen in people’s lives. A child will start going to kindergarten, and some will get a bachelor’s degree. In three years, someone can meet the love of their life and get married; someone can start an enterprise and succeed.
CARE warns: Three years on from escalation of conflict, Yemeni people left sick, starving, and plunged into the darkness
AMMAN, Jordan (March 21, 2018) – After three years of brutal conflict, Yemeni people have been left sick, starving, and in the dark, warns international aid organization CARE. An analysis of satellite images by Prof. Xi Li and Prof.
CARE Yemen Communications Assistant Hind Abbas remembers better days in Yemen and shares her hopes for the future.
CARE Yemen Communications Assistant Abdulhakim Al-Ansi recounts his experience returning to Yemen since war broke out in his country and his hopes for the future.