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.



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.

Twitter: #Yemen

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.

Paul Horsman @thehorsman

Oil giants behind FSO Safer oil revealed, via @greenpeace @yemen_policy @YemenDB @detoxconflict #StopRedSeaSpill @ArabReform_ARI

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