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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 2019

  • 5,759,566
    people benefited from the ICRC activities in the field of water and sanitation.
  • 10,860
    detainees benefited from improved living conditions – ventilation and sanitation systems – and access to clean water inside detention places.
  • 938,735
    people, including those displaced, received various forms of assistance including food, cash grants, essential household items, agricultural and livestock assistance.
  • 531,932
    patients received emergency care in 12 ICRC-supported hospitals in 9 governorates.

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