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Safety and Security in Yemen: Main Challenges and Stakeholders

Published:
12 November 2015
Region:
Middle East and North Africa
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Safety and Security in Yemen: Main Challenges and Stakeholders

Ensuring safety and security has been one of the most pressing challenges for Yemeni society. In this short article, Mohammad Al-Shami (2015) looks at the factors causing instability and reducing security in Yemen, including the presence of non-state armed actors such as Al-Qaeda and pervasive corruption at all levels of government. Mohammad also recommends measures to improve safety and security in Yemen, such as increasing links between security providers and communities that are currently absent.

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The Aid Security Monthly News Brief – March 2015

This monthly digest documents threats and incidents of violence affecting the delivery of humanitarian assistance.