Yemen

Violence in Yemen

Ongoing violence in Yemen has resulted in 20 million people-80% of the population-in need of humanitarian assistance. Yemen currently has the greatest level of humanitarian needs in the world. 

10 Million People are at Risk of Losing Access to Water

You can help by supporting CARE's work in Yemen and other poor countries around the world. 

Country Info

CARE has been continuously active in Yemen since 1993, in projects that work towards reducing poverty. These have evolved from basic relief efforts and reconstruction after the civil war in 1994, to long-term projects.

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, natural resource management, emergency response and relief assistance to refugees.

In addition, CARE is working in Yemen to help refugees fleeing violence in Syria.

Our Work in Yemen

Child Poverty

Half of all children live in poverty, spending their formative years struggling to survive.  

Youth Empowerment

Addressing the needs of the 1.8 billion young people in the world is critical to ending poverty.

Girls' Education

The majority of the 57 million children out of school are girls — their future is at risk.

Poverty & Social Justice

Everyone in the world has the right to a life free from poverty, violence and discrimination.

Child Marriage

Child marriage is a gross human rights violation that puts young girls at great risk.

Violence Against Women

Gender-based violence is one of the most pervasive and yet least-recognized human rights abuses.

Why Women & Girls?

Why does CARE fight global poverty by focusing on women and girls? Because we have to.

Latest News from Yemen

Youth of Yemen: Being the change Yemen wants to see

Our Vision

We seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.

Yemen: Nearly 16 million in Need of Humanitarian Assistance

The humanitarian situation in Yemen is worsening as political instability and the conflict continues. After decades of chronic underdevelopment and socio-economic crisis, 15.9 million people – more than 60 percent of the population – are now in need of humanitarian assistance. Children and women have been hardest hit.

“More than 800,000 children under the age of 5 are suffering from acute malnutrition,” says Dawelbait Mohamed, CARE Yemen’s Country Director. “This is alarming. Every day this crisis continues, more people are facing poverty and despair.”

The 2015 Yemen...

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Challenging Gender-based Violence Worldwide: CARE's Program Evidence

Stategies, Results and Impacts of Evaluations 2011 - 2013

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2/19/14

The Courage to Speak Up

CARE works with women around the world to help them claim their rights, including the right to have a say in their lives. In recent research CARE did focusing on...

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2/19/14

“No force on Earth dares to neglect me.”

That’s what a Yemeni woman told CARE when we asked her about political participation. To join in protests to support her right to have a say in her future, she had to walk through mountains for...

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Arab Spring of Arab Autumn?

Women's political participation in the uprisings and beyond

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Yemen Fact Sheet 2010

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CARE's Response to the Crisis in Syria

CARE is working to help Syrians meet their most urgent needs and protect their dignity. We are on the ground in Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Yemen and Syria, collaborating with partners and helping people displaced by the conflict and the communities hosting them. Here's an overview of the assistance we've been able to provide to date:

JORDAN

To date, CARE has reached more than 395,000 refugees from Syria. CARE set up refugee centers in East Amman, Zarqa, Irbid and Mafraq. CARE volunteers assist in organizing and preparing distributions of relief...

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CARE 2012 Annual Report Facts & Figures

Empowering Girls Through Education

An educated girl is more likely to delay marriage and childbirth, enjoy greater income and productivity, and raise fewer, healthier and better-educated children.

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