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Yemen Crisis Impact Overview

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20 May 2021

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Yemen Crisis Impact Overview

In the past six years, the war between the Houthis and the IRG has killed over 18,000 civilians in Yemen and the overall humanitarian operating environment remains extremely challenging.

6 Humanitarian developments to watch in 2021 

  1. Houthis advancement towards Marib city
  2. Amplified US efforts for peace in Yemen
  3. Fragile peace agreement
  4. Renewed conflict triggering secondary or onward displacement
  5. Increased food prices as a result of the continuous depreciation of the Yemeni ria (YER)
  6. Deteriorating humanitarian access

This report summarises key developments that affected the humanitarian situation in Yemen in 2020 and highlighting issues to watch in 2021.


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 article, Mohammad Al-Shami looks at the factors causing instability and reducing security in Yemen

Protection, Participation and Potential Women and Girls in Yemen’s War

This policy brief provides an overview of the entrenched gender inequalities and vulnerabilities which affected women and girls before the war and which have been exacerbated over the past 4 years.