Yemen

After almost four years of brutal conflict, the stakes in Yemen are shocking and must be stated clearly: 16 million people are at risk of starving to death if the parties to the conflict and their supporters do not change course immediately. 

The burden on the Yemeni people is relentless. CARE and other aid organizations are desperately trying to fill the gaps, working tirelessly to provide food and supplies to those who have no alternative. However, humanitarian aid is a short-term solution. The only way to turn the tide of suffering for the Yemeni people is to bring an end to the conflict. Warring conflict must engage in good faith with the peace process being led by the UN Special Envoy for Yemen in Sweden. This crisis is entirely man-made – hunger and famine in Yemen are absolutely caused by the conflict and can only be stopped by bringing an end to the war.

2/17/20

Aid organizations in Yemen are extremely concerned about high numbers of civilian casualties in recent military escalation

We are shocked and saddened to hear about the deaths of as many as 31 civilians, and 12 other people injured, in strikes on Al Jawf governorate in northern Yemen on February 15.
 

11/27/19

CARE Welcomes Announcement of Re-Opening of Yemen’s Sana'a Airport for Medical Transportation

SANA’A, (November 27, 2019) – After more than three years of closure, it has been announced that Sana'a International Airport is to be re-opened to allow sick patients to travel overseas for life-saving treatment. In August, CARE & NRC reported that up to 32,000 people may ha

9/3/19

Unfulfilled Pledges of Humanitarian Aid Will Result in the Discontinuation of Life-Saving Reproductive Health Services for Yemeni Women and Girls

The Inter-Agency Working Group (IAWG) on Reproductive Health in Crises urges governments to uphold promised investments in life-saving reproductive health services for Yemeni women and girls living in humanitarian settings.
 

8/11/19

CARE Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Aden as Vulnerable Children and Elderly Suffer in Extreme Heat

Following an escalation in hostilities in Aden, CARE calls for an immediate ceasefire to protect civilians affected by the fighting.

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