Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

Due to a declare war over the past five years and an economic blockade that slows the arrival of emergency aid, Yemen is facing the most serious humanitarian crisis in the world.

Nearly 80% of the population is suffering, or about 24 million people. A child dies in Yemen every 10 minutes.

The World Food Programme (WFP) is putting in place unprecedented humanitarian aid to feed 12 million people a month; an absolutely vital figure to fight famine in the country.

The WFP is also involved in reconstructing the country, supporting local farmers and training women and young people, including through a school feeding program which encourages 900,000 students to return to school every year. 50,000 families will benefit from better living conditions by the end of 2019.

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