Yemen

Yemen

Read more about FAO in emergencies and the crisis in Yemen

Yemen remains the worst humanitarian crisis in the world. The country has become increasingly unstable since the conflict escalated dramatically in 2015, severely disrupting the economy, including the agriculture sector, collapsing essential services and exhausting coping mechanisms. 

Nearly 16 million people, more than half of Yemen’s population, are in crisis or worse levels of food insecurity. An analysis of the southern districts indicates a potential deterioration in the situation in late 2020, as the number of people facing acute food insecurity was projected to increase from 2 million in February-April 2020 to 3.2 million in July-December 2020. 

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More about the country

 - After more than five years of protracted conflict, Yemen continues to face an unprecedented humanitarian, social and economic crisis. Conflict, displacement and economic decline are placing ...read more
20/08/2021
 - FAO completes large-scale livestock vaccination and treatment campaign to shield the livelihoods of over 36 000 livestock-dependent households. 4 August, Sana’a– The Food and Agriculture Organization of ...read more
04/08/2021
 - To support vulnerable, food-insecure households by improving and diversifying their incomes and agricultural livelihoods.
29/07/2021
 - To limit the impact of desert locust on agricultural production and food security.
20/07/2021
 - The USD 5 million project ushers in a second phase of interventions aimed at creating more sustainable management of water resources for improved livelihoods and food ...read more
08/07/2021
 - A desert locust upsurge is still underway in the Greater Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, while the situation has returned to normal in Southwest ...read more
06/07/2021
 - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched a Market Information and Early Warningdashboard as part of its efforts to strengthen food ...read more
10/05/2021
 - This is the eighth update of the Monitoring Food Security in Countries with Conflict Situations, a twice‑yearly report on acute food insecurity in countries affected by ...read more
21/04/2021
 - The livestock sector in Yemen has been significantly affected by a conflict spanning six years, yet it is one of the remaining lifelines and income sources ...read more
20/04/2021
 - The war in Yemen remains one of the world’s largest humanitarian crises, with 80 percent of Yemen’s population in need of humanitarian assistance. In this context, ...read more
16/04/2021