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.


Twitter: #Yemen

Genetic research has identified the strain of cholera responsible for the ongoing epidemic in #Yemen, and identified an effective antibiotic. The destruction of wells, and damage to sewage and floodwater networks, has fuelled the crisis:

New Research Could Help Combat Cholera in Yemen - Al-Fanar Media

Researchers have identified the genetic makeup of the bacteria causing Yemen’s cholera epidemics. The new research could improve treatment, if t...

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