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.
The humanitarian community in Yemen is outraged by the continued blockade by the Saudi-led coalition of humanitarian and commercial supplies desperately needed for the survival of the Yemeni population.
The humanitarian community in Yemen is greatly alarmed at the decision by the Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) to close all of Yemeni airports, seaports and land crossings which is preventing critical humanitarian aid deliveries and commercial supplies from reaching the country and the movement of aid w
Fifteen humanitarian agencies expressed serious concern today over the Saudi Arabia-led Coalition’s decision to temporarily close all entry points to Yemen, effectively sealing the country off.
Fatima, 25, is a volunteer for CARE International in Yemen.
When Maryam leaves her home in Yemen at 7 o’clock in the morning to fetch water, she waves at her friends who go to the school just next to her house. While walking for hours every day she dreams about one day becoming a teacher. Like 2 million children in Yemen she cannot go to school.
“I sold all the house assets so that I can afford to pay the rent and to feed my children," says 35-year-old Asala. The mother of four children had to leave her home and now lives in Amran in western central. The family fled their village after their house was destroyed by an airstrike.