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

Particularly perverse that in #Yemen - where food insecurity is rife - access to agricultural land is being blocked by the widespread use of mines According to MSF, demining efforts have focused on roads while ignoring the fields critical to livelihoods.

Trapped by mines | Yemen | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International

Mines and explosive devices urgently need clearing from civilian areas in southwest Yemen – not only places where people live, but also agricultural...

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