According to the United Nations, nearly 350,000 Yemeni children under the age of five are suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
Yemen Silently Starves
The pandemic is deepening Yemen’s crisis. This country is shattered by years of war. The population suffers in this enormous man-made crisis.
When his wife saw he came home without food, she was in despair and said, “We do not have rice for today!”.
Ahmad’s* family were overjoyed to receive a gift of food and hygiene items. These items are treasures for families across Yemen.
Adelmira* and her three children fled from their hometown to another city when the war in Yemen began to endanger their lives.
Yemen’s history of war forces millions of people to live without clean water. This causes Yemenis to battle with cholera and other water-borne diseases.
The recent COVID-19 pandemic adds uncertainty to the situation in War-Ravaged Yemen. The country has some of the highest malnutrition rates in the world.
Relentless! Is probably the best word to describe war-torn Yemen. At times there is hope as leaders gather at the table to discuss peace plans.
CAM provides aid for those suffering from the war in Yemen. Here is a note of thanks from one of the recipients of aid provided through our Yemen project:
An estimated 85,000 Yemeni children have died of hunger or disease since the war began three years ago, according to an analysis by Save the Children.
The UN recently announced that Yemen is rapidly spiraling into the worst famine the world has seen in the past century. As the war continues, Yemenis face tremendous suffering. Yemen is the poorest country in the Middle East and conditions there continue to deteriorate rapidly. As support is available, we want to seize the opportunity to provide suffering Yemenis with food, water, and other emergency aid.
After more than 1,000 days of civil war and 9,000 bombings in Yemen, homes and jobs are left in shambles. “People everywhere started losing their jobs and . . . were not paid salaries anymore,” reported one citizen. Every day, two out of three families don’t know if they will have food to eat. CAM… Read more
For two years, war has raged in Yemen, an impoverished country on the Arabian Peninsula. Bombs and missiles rain down destruction and death, as Saudi Arabia tangles for influence and rebel groups fight for control. But war has brought something even worse to Yemen. Starvation. With Yemen’s borders blockaded and its economy in shambles, millions… Read more
Millions face food and water shortages Yemen is a poverty-stricken country on the Arabian Peninsula that is being ravaged by war. Since the war in Yemen broke out in early 2015, thousands of people have died and millions are facing shortages of food, water, and vital supplies. More than half of the people of Yemen… Read more