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

 - To improve food security and safeguard the livelihoods of the most vulnerable populations through enhancing the role of the Food Security and Agriculture Cluster (FSAC) and ...read more
19/01/2022
 - This Data in Emergencies Monitoring (DIEM-Monitoring) brief shares the results of a field assessment conducted from 8 July to 18 September 2021 in Yemen. It presents ...read more
19/01/2022
 - To increase smallholders’ use of agricultural practices that enhance production and nutrition in targeted project areas
10/12/2021
 - This report shares an analysis of the effects of natural and man-made shocks in Yemen’s agri-food system. It analyses the results of a field assessment conducted ...read more
29/11/2021
 - Saudi Arabia's King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) has contributed USD 5 million to bolster FAO's emergency activities in Yemen aimed at providing critical, ...read more
22/11/2021
 - On 29 October 2021, Japan signed an agreement with FAO to contribute USD 7 million (JPY 771 000 000) to enhance the food security and nutrition ...read more
29/10/2021
 - While the desert locust upsurge that swept through the Horn of Africa and Yemen may be declining, it is critical to continue implementing control efforts against ...read more
28/10/2021
 - The fight against desert locust continues in the Greater Horn of Africa and Yemen, now raging for 20 months – since January 2020. Collective efforts from ...read more
18/10/2021
 - Zahr Haidar is a farmer and a mother of six children from Khanfar District in Abyan Governorate. The impacts of the ongoing conflict such as damages ...read more
18/10/2021