Food for War-Torn Yemen
As the horrific civil war continues in Yemen, millions are at risk of starvation. Every day approximately 130 children under the age of five die as the result of hunger and disease. This new sponsorship brings food to needy people in Yemen. $100 provides 190 pounds of food such as flour, rice, beans, sugar, salt, and oil. It also provides cooking gas to prepare the nourishing meals.
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...