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About 19 million Lack Access to Clean Water in Yemen

Potable water has become increasingly hard to come by in Yemen since the war started in 2015, highlighted by the nation's cholera outbreak. International aid agencies have asked for more help, as well as a long-term political solution, but millions of Yemenis are struggling as the conflict continues.

January 23, 2019
young girl carries water in her head and on her head in a water scarce environment
Blog Post

Annual Partnership Consultation Explores Yemen Crisis, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, and other Critical Humanitarian and Development Challenges

Leaders from our humanitarian team joined the WFP discussion to share their insights on effectively addressing sexual exploitation and abuse, and lessons learned from the Yemen crisis.

March 12, 2019
A man caries a chirldren during the Yemen Crisis
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Humanitarian crisis in Yemen remains the worst in the world, warns UN

An estimated 24 million people need assistance and protection in Yemen, the UN warned on Thursday. With famine threatening hundreds of thousands of lives, humanitarian aid is increasingly becoming the only lifeline for millions across the country.

February 14, 2019
A man caries a chirldren during the Yemen Crisis
Blog Post

Hunger in Yemen: A “Slow Motion Collapse”

The current level of hunger in Yemen is unprecedented, with almost 18 million people lacking enough food.

October 15, 2018
In the News

Mozambique storm; North Korea aid; and conflict spikes in South Sudan, Syria, and Yemen: The Cheat Sheet

IRIN editors' weekly take on humanitarian news, trends, and developments from around the globe.

March 15, 2019
Blog Post

Statement Calling on the U.S. Government to Immediately Revoke Foreign Terrorist Designation on Ansar Allah in Yemen

InterAction, the largest U.S.-based alliance of international NGOs and partners, released the following statement in response to the U.S. Government’s…

January 19, 2021
Blog Post

The U.S. Supports a Deadly, Saudi-Led War in Yemen

A public accounting for Saudi Arabia's conduct in Yemen is critical, and evidence by experts outside the U.S. government should be considered when determining future certifications. InterAction member organizations and other civil society groups should support congressional hearings on this matter and weigh in with both Congress and the State Department about their concerns in Yemen.

September 20, 2018
A small child eats a nutritional supplement meal provided by USAID in Yemen, while her mom holds her.
InterAction Quoted

UN evacuation bid fails ahead of battle for key Yemen port

“The onus is very much on the parties to conflict to avoid causing displacement to the civilian population,” said Jenny McAvoy, director of protection at US NGO alliance InterAction.

May 14, 2018
InterAction Quoted

UN evacuation bid fails ahead of battle for key Yemen port

“The onus is very much on the parties to conflict to avoid causing displacement to the civilian population,” said Jenny McAvoy, director of protection at US NGO alliance InterAction.

May 14, 2018
In the News

UN raises $2.6 billion in donations for Yemen humanitarian aid

A UN pledging conference for Yemen has raised about $2.6bn of the $4bn needed to address the humanitarian crisis in the country.

February 26, 2019