Yemen crisis

Yemen crisis

Aisha is an IDP from Haradh, living with her family in Borman village in Abs district – Hajjah.

Daily life, a struggle for survival in Yemen

Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the start of the conflict in Yemen. Since then, everyday life has gone from bad to worse. The war has left more than 22 million people - 75 per cent of the population - in need of humanitarian aid. The economy has been shattered, pushing the basics beyond the reach of many. You can help.

Yahya* lives in one room with his family and all their possessions. They need to walk for two hours to reach water wells, which are often contaminated by cholera. Photo: Gabreez/Oxfam

Four years of devastating conflict have plunged Yemen into one of the world's gravest humanitarian crises. The country is on the brink of famine and is also now suffering the largest ever outbreak of cholera since records began. We are delivering emergency aid but we urgently need your help to do more.

Yemen on slow road to starvation

Yemen is on a slow downward road to starvation and the growing number of people going hungry shows its descent is gathering pace. All those fuelling Yemen's tragedy need to stop being arms brokers and start becoming peace brokers. 

Bike for Yemen - bicycles and bombs. Photo credit: Bushra Al Fusail

Yemen: Women get on their bikes for their rights

Amidst bombings and shortages in fuel, food and vital supplies, a group of Yemeni women came together for an unconventional demonstration against the war and the lack of women’s rights. The campaign called on women to ride their bikes through the capital.

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