The humanitarian impact of the conflict in Yemen has been exacerbated by scarce water resources, weak governance and poor infrastructure – all of which have been further degraded by the conflict. The conflict has had a huge impact on Yemen’s weak agricultural sector leading to severe food insecurity, and impacted projects aiming to protect its remaining biodiverse areas.


Country brief: Yemen

A brief introductory overview of the environmental dimensions of the conflict in Yemen, with facts, figures and further reading.


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The foreign minister of #Yemen is continuing to lobby UN agencies over the environmental risks posed by the decaying SAFER oil tanker, most recently the regional director of UNOPS, arguing that the UNSC should pressure the Houthis into allowing access

FM, UN’s officials discuss risks of Safer oil reservoir - وكالة يمن تليجراف الإخبارية

Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Hadrami conferred Wednesday with UN's officials over potential env

.@AJEnglish reporting that the Houthis have called for help in dealing with the SAFER FSO oil tanker moored off #Yemen claiming that it is "leaking fuel". Unclear if it means "fuel" or its cargo: c.1.2m barrels. Our analysis shows NO significant leak 1/4

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