- At June 14 peace talks, CARE calls for permanent ceasefire and end to commercial blockade
- Yemen currently has greatest level of humanitarian need in the world
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.
Humanitarian agencies are calling on the international community to support a lasting solution that could save the lives of millions of civilians in Yemen, as the United Nations prepares to host peace talks on Sunday June 14 in Geneva.
Aid agencies call for an immediate and permanent cease fire as 70,000 people flee Coalition airstrikes in northern Yemen
A group of 17 aid agencies working in Yemen today condemned the growing intensity of airstrikes in the north of Yemen on 8th and 9th of May 2015, as an estimated 70,000 people including 28,000 children flee from the northern Governorate of Sa'ada.
CARE and other leading humanitarian agencies warn that life-saving assistance is at risk of collapsing in Yemen
After more than a month of heavy fighting in Yemen, a group of 22 major aid agencies in Yemen have warned today their life-saving assistance risk coming to an abrupt end within a week unless land, sea and air routes are opened immediately for the importation of fuel.
Yemen: As airstrikes declared over, a political solution must be reached to prevent humanitarian catastrophe, warns CARE
More must be done to protect and access civilians with humanitarian assistance
YEMEN-(April 3, 2015)--After a week of heavy fighting across parts of Yemen, an already dire humanitarian situation could turn into a major crisis if the violence continues, warns CARE.
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