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With over 20 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. Until June 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

January – June 2018

  • 2 million
    people benefited from the ICRC activities in the field of water and sanitation
  • 495,000
    people, including those displaced received various forms of assistance
  • 6,300
    detainees benefited from improved living conditions – ventilation and sanitation systems – and access to clean water inside detention places
  • 14,000
    people injured in conflict benefited from the ICRC support to 15 main referral hospitals in 11 governorates

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