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

We spoke to CBS News about how important it is that parties involved in resolving the crisis over the FSO SAFER oil tanker off #Yemen are fully transparent in any claims they make over the status of the vessel. The stakes are just too high #SalvageTheSAFER

Saudis warn of oil slick near decaying tanker, but offer no evidence

Yemen's civil war has turned a 45-year-old, crude-filled supertanker into a ticking environmental time bomb, but politics makes it hard to judge the l...

Joint communique on #Yemen from the P5 plus GER, KUW, SWE and the EU reiterates call for the Houthis to urgently facilitate unconditional and safe access for UN experts to conduct an assessment and repair mission on the FSO SAFER tanker #SalvageTheSAFER

Joint Communiqué on the conflict in Yemen

The Foreign Ministers of Germany, Kuwait, Sweden, and the United Kingdom co-hosted a meeting on Thursday 17 September 2020, in connection with the 75t...

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