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With over 24 million in need of aid, Yemen is the world's single largest humanitarian crisis. Our team on the ground is working tirelessly to provide food, clean water, and essential household items as well as support health structures and improving the living conditions within Yemeni prisons. In 2018, we have reached more than two million people with basic aid. But so much more is needed.

Here's the latest news coming out of Yemen:


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In numbers

In 2018

  • 5 million
    people benefited from the ICRC activities in the field of water and sanitation
  • 1 million
    people, including those displaced, received various forms of assistance including food, unconditional cash grants, and essential household items
  • 14,600
    detainees benefited from improved living conditions – ventilation and sanitation systems – and access to clean water inside detention places
  • 557,000
    patients received emergency care in 32 ICRC-supported hospitals in 18 governorates

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