Yemen Humanitarian Crisis

Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East, is facing a humanitarian crisis. Political instability has devastated the country, and currently more than 10.5 million people are at risk of food insecurity. In addition, refugees from Syria are straining already-scarce resources.

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.

5/28/19

White House decision to invoke emergency authority to allow arms sales in Yemen 'will mean more lives are lost'

In response to the White House decision to invoke emergency authority to make additional arms sales to members of the Coalition engaged in military operations in Yemen, Michelle Nunn, CARE USA’s President and CEO said:

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