Last month, Oxfam America’s Scott Paul visited southern Yemen to better understand the ongoing humanitarian crisis affecting millions throughout the country – a crisis in dire need of a peaceful solution.
Famine is in the news these days, sadly, and you may be wondering: What exactly is a famine and what can we do to stop it?
These artists use their cameras and paintbrushes to depict the toll war has taken on the Yemeni people, and make the case for peace.
Three years of conflict have left more than 75 percent of Yemen’s people in need of humanitarian and protection assistance.
Despite last month’s temporary lifting of the Saudi led-coalition blockade of Yemen’s northern ports, in the past three and a half weeks only 18 percent of the country’s monthly fuel needs and just over half its monthly food needs have been imported through these ports.
When a devastating drought hit Somaliland, crops failed and livestock perished. For some of the region’s most impoverished people, survival seemed impossible until a single text message gave them hope.