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.

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

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

6/13/18

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.

6/11/18

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.

5/4/18

PBS Newshour: ‘I don’t think there’s a safe place in Yemen anymore’

PBS NewsHour.org featured Bushra Aldukhainah, a CARE Yemen area manager, in a story about the war in Yemen where 75% of the country is in need of

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