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.

2/20/19

This has to be the last time that 80% of Yemen’s population needs humanitarian aid – CARE

(February 20, 2019)  — As the United Nations' third high-level donor pledging event to garner support for the humanitarian response in Yemen gets underway in Geneva, CARE is calling for the world to do everything it can to make sure this is the last. 

12/13/18

CARE Welcomes Ceasefire Agreement in Hodeidah, Yemen


SANAA (December 13, 2018) - The Yemen peace talks in Sweden have resulted in an agreement to stop the violence in the port city of Hodeidah, as the warring parties agreed to a province-wide ceasefire and a withdrawal of troops from the city.

12/6/18

Almost Four Years of Conflict Leads to Declaration of Catastrophic Food Security Conditions in Yemen

SANAA – (December 6, 2018) – As pockets of famine-like conditions are announced in parts of Yemen and the majority of the population are shown to be suffering from emergency or crisis levels of food insecurity, CARE urgently calls for more funding to prevent further catastrophe i

11/26/18

Humanitarian CEOs to U.S. Government: 
Please act now to save Yemeni lives

The stakes in Yemen are shocking and must be stated clearly: 14 million people are at risk of starving to death in Yemen if the parties to the conflict and their supporters do not change course immediately. 

11/1/18

Yemen: A Political Solution is the Only Way to Avert Famine, says CARE

SANAA (November 1, 2018) – Amid discussion of a famine declaration in Yemen, CARE calls for the implementation of an immediate ceasefire and political action to end the conflict. Only political will for peace can stop the fast deteriorating food and currency crisis in Yemen.

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