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Yemen War - Action Against Hunger

Living Through Yemen’s War: Nada’s Story

Action Against Hunger’s Communications Officer in Yemen, Nada al-Saqaf, shares her story of what life has been in Yemen, before and during the seven-year conflict. Where I grew up, in Yemen’s Lahj Governorate, was filled with joy and fun. My older brother, sister, and I used to go with our grandmother to the green fields […]

Starvation in Yemen - Action Against Hunger

In Yemen, an Entire Generation is Starving

The conflict in Yemen, now entering its seventh year, has taken a devastating human toll – 233,000 people have died, more than half from indirect causes including lack of food and healthcare. For four years, Yemen has been the site of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. The country is now on the brink of famine. […]

Beirut Explosion Update - Action Against Hunger

Following the Beirut Explosion, We helped Serine and Her Family get their Shelter Back

Serine and her newborn with an Action Against Hunger support worker. On August 4, 2020, a massive explosion erupted in the port of Beirut, Lebanon. The blast devastated the port area, the main avenue for imports of essential goods into the country. It leveled nearby buildings and severely damaged critical infrastructure including hospitals, storage facilities […]

Crisis In Yemen - Action Against Hunger

After years of war, families in Yemen struggle for survival

Children collecting water from a water point. Photo: Florian Seriex for Action Against Hunger, Yemen. In Yemen, years of conflict have taken a devastating toll on children and families. The conflict has contributed to the collapse of the economy and basic services and is pushing nearly every district in the country into extreme or crisis […]

Yemen Can't Wait - Action Against Hunger Canada

Why Yemen Can’t Wait

A young girl waits to fill her container with water at an Action Against Hunger water point. Photo: Florian Seriex, Action Against Hunger, Yemen. Ongoing violence in Yemen has pushed the country into a devastating humanitarian crisis. Tens of thousands of Yemenis have been killed and over three million have been forced to flee their […]

Clean water and better health in Yemen

In the small village of Al Gaza’ in Yemen, war and conflict have devastated the community. Although difficult, life before the war was still somewhat comfortable. Back then, some services, such as water and sanitation, were not yet available but residents were able to buy water that was trucked in. Construction of a water network […]