March 26 marks four years since the escalation of conflict in Yemen in 2015. In four years, the country has seen the worst cholera outbreak in history, a declaration of famine, and a crippled economy.
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.
CARE and Other Humanitarian Organizations Condemn Attacks in Hajjah and Renewed Fighting in Hodeidah
SANAA (March 14, 2019) - CARE and 16 other international humanitarian organizations in Yemen strongly condemn the horrific attacks in Hajjah governorate on Sunday, which according to the UN killed 22 people – 12 women and 10 children – and injured many more.
CARE and Peer Humanitarian Organizations Call for More Humanitarian Access into Yemen after Pledging Conference
SANAA (February 26, 2019) - Today, governments took a step to alleviate the suffering of millions of people who are victims of the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, by pledging US$ 2.6 billion so far.
SANAA (December 13, 2018) - The Yemen peace talks in Sweden have resulted in an agreement to stop the violence in the port city of Hodeidah, as the warring parties agreed to a province-wide ceasefire and a withdrawal of troops from the city.
Almost Four Years of Conflict Leads to Declaration of Catastrophic Food Security Conditions in Yemen
SANAA – (December 6, 2018) – As pockets of famine-like conditions are announced in parts of Yemen and the majority of the population are shown to be suffering from emergency or crisis levels of food insecurity, CARE urgently calls for more funding to prevent further catastrophe i
SANAA (November 1, 2018) – Amid discussion of a famine declaration in Yemen, CARE calls for the implementation of an immediate ceasefire and political action to end the conflict. Only political will for peace can stop the fast deteriorating food and currency crisis in Yemen.