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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. Read the Yemen briefing.

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There’s no military solution to Yemen’s SAFER oil tanker crisis

There are calls for the UN Security Council to authorise a military-backed response to the crisis over the SAFER oil tanker off the coast of Yemen. We argue that not only is this unrealistic, it would also have long-term consequences for how the international community addresses the environment, peace and security.

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Important sleuthing from @Greenpeace. Why have the major oil companies remained silent, while states and private individuals pledged money towards the salvage costs of the #FSOSafer off #Yemen? Despite profiting from the terminal. https://www.greenpeace.org/static/planet4-international-stateless/2022/09/39d480dc-fso-safer-the-fossil-fuel-giants-final-report270922.pdf

Paul Horsman @thehorsman

Oil giants behind FSO Safer oil revealed, via @greenpeace https://www.greenpeace.org/international/press-release/55836/oil-giants-behind-fso-safer-oil-revealed/?utm_medium=share&utm_content=postid-55836&utm_source=twitter @yemen_policy @YemenDB @detoxconflict #StopRedSeaSpill @ArabReform_ARI

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