Food for War-Torn Yemen
As the horrific civil war continues in Yemen, millions are at risk of starvation. 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.
According to the United Nations, nearly 350,000 Yemeni children under the age of five are suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
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.