While humanitarian needs are exploding, aid flow has drastically decreased; 1 million people risk starvation
Hunger in Emergencies
CARE Yemen Communications Assistant Abdulhakim Al-Ansi recounts his experience returning to Yemen since war broke out in his country and his hopes for the future.
Noor*, 25, lives in a small village in northwest Yemen. Noor, as millions of people in Yemen, struggles on a daily basis to survive.
Lami Mahamadou is a 35-year-old mother of six. She had everything in life. Her husband, Issa Adamu, was a fisherman who made sure she never missed anything. She was living life to the fullest.
Ibtisam Shahid*, 35, is a mother of seven who lived in Nigeria, in a town not far from the border with Niger. She used to be a businesswoman, selling water, food, and small products. She had a few employees who helped her sell her items in the street.
Hodu is a mother of three small children and lives in Oodweyne village in Burao in Somaliland. Her family lost each of their 20 goats and sheep during the drought — a critical loss.
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