Yemen

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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"The public health impacts of a spill from the oil tanker Safer are expected to be catastrophic, particularly for #Yemen."

It's rare for a potential environmental disaster in a conflict zone to be so thoroughly modelled but common for parties not to act

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Public health impacts of an imminent Red Sea...

Nature Sustainability - The possibility of a huge oil spill off the coast of Yemen, already in crisis, is increa...

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Very thorough long-read from @edcaesar on the FSO SAFER oil tanker off #Yemen. His line: "The crisis unfolds at the speed of rust," is spot on, and the unfathomable truth, given the catastrophic risks the vessel poses to Yemen, and the Rea Sea's ecosystem

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The Ship That Became a Bomb

Stranded in Yemen’s war zone, a decaying supertanker has more than a million barrels of oil aboard. If—or ...

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