The situation in Yemen could not be more critical

After 6 years of conflict, over 20 million people are in need of urgent help.

Violence, cholera, poverty, looming famine.
COVID-19 is just another issue on top of existing crises.
UNHCR is on the ground providing humanitarian relief and protection. But we cannot do it alone.

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could provide one emergency shelter kit, which contains sustainable local material plastic sheets and building tools


could provide cash assistance to an internally displaced family of six to help them cover their most basic needs


could provide basic medication of one refugee for six months

(image © UNHCR/Rakan Al-Badani)

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