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.

8/10/18

INGOs in Yemen condemn horrific attacks in Sa'ada

International non-government organisations (INGOs) in Yemen strongly condemn horrific Coalition airstrikes on a bus transporting school children in Yemen yesterday. This bombing follows an unacceptable trend of attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure by parties to Yemen’s conflict.

8/8/18

The Associated Press: Aid groups protest ongoing bombing of Sanaa airport

The Associated Press quoted Johan Moiji, CARE Yemen's country director, in a story about the two-year anniversary of the closure of Yemen's airport, which has "become a symbol of aggression and repression for a very large population." The

8/6/18

The New York Times: Dozens of Dead in Yemen, and Blame Pointing in Both Directions

The New York Times quoted Jolien Veldwijk, CARE Yemen’s assistant country director in a story about recent airstrikes in the war-torn country. “These attacks literally came out of the blue,” she said. “We keep thinking that it cannot get any worse.

8/6/18

Joint NGO statement on attack in Hodeidah on 2 August

We, the undersigned humanitarian and human rights organizations, strongly condemn the major attacks that hit a fish market and the entrance to Yemen's largest hospital, Al Thawra, in Hodeidah on August 2nd, which reportedly killed over 40 civilians, including children.

8/3/18

CNN: Yemen at risk of third cholera epidemic, health officials warn

CNN.com quoted Jolien Veldwijk, CARE’s assistant country director in Yemen, in a story about the Yemen humanitarian crisis and the risk of a third cholera epidemic in the country, as cases are continuing to increase near the capital, Sanaa, and the major port city of Hodeidah.

8/3/18

Airstrikes in Hodeidah Mark Fresh Violence in Vulnerable Yemen Port City

SANAA (August 3, 2018) – Almost two months after an offensive on the Yemen port city of Hodeidah began, last night airstrikes hit a fish market and the entrance to a hospital, injuring up to 70 people and killing at least 20, including medical staff.

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