Help Yemen's Children

  • Nearly nine years of war have left more than 18 million people in desperate need of food, water and lifesaving assistance 
  • Millions of Yemenis face widespread displacement, food insecurity and limited access to basic services
  • In 2023, Save the Children reached 1.8 million people in Yemen, including 1.1 million children

Nine years of deadly conflict in Yemen has left 11 million children struggling to survive

Escalation of conflict, embargoes and a collapsed economy have pushed 80% of the population below the poverty line

The ongoing crisis has resulted in widespread malnutrition, with 2.2 million children suffering from acute malnutrition

At a Glance: The Crisis in Yemen

  • Population of Yemen: 32.6 million
  • People in need of humanitarian assistance: 18 million
  • People internally displaced by crisis: Over 4.5 million - half of which are children
  • Number of  attacks on schools and hospitals in one year: 89
  • Number of children acutely malnourished: Over 2 million

Our Response:

  • Save the Children has been working in Yemen since 1963 as one of the largest aid organizations operating in Yemen.
  • Since March 2015, we’ve reached more than 5 million children in Yemen with life-saving assistance.
  • We support over 200 health facilities across Yemen to deliver vital nutrition services for babies, children and mothers. 

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