Yemen

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.

6/26/18

CARE: America is Better than the Ban

WASHINGTON (June 26, 2018) —The global humanitarian and development organization CARE issue

6/14/18

Joint Statement: Escalation on Hodeidah

AMMAN (June 14, 2018) - International aid groups working in Yemen today expressed outrage at the loss of human life that has resulted from a military assault on Hodeidah city and its port, and accused the attackers of a total disregard for human suffering.

6/14/18

NBC Nightly News: Millions at risk of starvation in Yemen amid new military offensive

Jolien Veldwijk, CARE Yemen’s assistant country director of CARE, was featured on NBC Nightly News in a segment about the limited access of humanitarian aid in Yemen after a recent military offensive blocked t

6/13/18

CARE: Attack on Hodeidah Multiplies Horror and Death in Yemen

AMMAN (June 11, 2018) - As the offensive on the key Yemeni port of Hodeidah has begun, CARE warns that this will have a catastrophic impact on the civilian population.

6/13/18

The New York Times: Fears of New Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen After Attack on Port

The New York Times quoted Jolien Veldwijk, CARE’s acting country director, in a story about the war in Yemen and the recent attack on its main port city from a Saudi-led c

6/11/18

Yemen: Escalation of Violence on Hodeidah

AMMAN (June 11, 2018) - International humanitarian organizations in Yemen warn of possible catastrophic consequences of any further escalation of violence around the port city Hodeidah.

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