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.
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.
Noor*, 25, lives in a small village in northwest Yemen. Noor, as millions of people in Yemen, struggles on a daily basis to survive.
Seventeen aid agencies working in Yemen are urging for the complete and unconditional opening of Hudaydah port to allow for the uninterrupted flow of food and fuel.
Johan Mooij, CARE Yemen’s country director, was quoted in an NPR story about the staggering numbers of cholera cases in war-torn Yemen, in which the resulting devastation has turned it into one of the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.
SANA'A (Dec. 19, 2017) – After 1,000 days of conflict in Yemen with no end in sight, the international aid organization CARE is concerned at how the world’s largest humanitarian crisis has unfolded.
Yemeni Civilians Cannot Take Any More Suffering
Johan Mooij, CARE’s country director in Yemen, told TIME about CARE’s efforts to deliver aid to millions of people in Yemen, the site of the world's worst humanitarian crisis, worsened by a recent Saudi-led blockade.