Help us to feed hungry Yemeni people
According to the UN, Yemen is on the brink of the "worst famine in the
world in 100 years!" 18.8 million people in Yemen are facing famine
right now - a figure that dwarfs that of any other country in conflict. 1
in 3 Yemeni children under the age of 5 suffers from acute malnutrition
which causes stunted growth (i.e., underdeveloped brains).
YEMEN IN NUMBERS:
79% of the population is poor compared to 49% in 2017
GDP per capita has declined 61% in the last three years
People in Need
75% of the population, 22 million people, need some form of humanitarian assistance and protection
60% of the population, 18 million people, are food insecure
8.4 million people do not know how they will obtain their next meal
Less than 50% of health facilities are functioning
18% of districts have no doctors
56% of the population, 16 million people, do not have regular access to basic health care
Water and sanitation
55% of the population, 16 million people, do not have regular access to safe water and basic hygiene
73% of the population does not have access to piped drinking water
25% of population, 7.5 million people, need nutrition support and 50% of all children are stunted
2.9 million children and women are acutely malnourished; the number of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition has increased 90% in the last three years
48% of women are illiterate
25% of children are out of school
11% of schools are destroyed or used for other purposes
72% of girls are married before the age of 18
44% of marriages in hard-hit districts involve girls under the age of 15
Less than 50% of births are attended by skilled health personnel
Two million people are displaced, 76% are women and children
One million people have returned to their home areas
1.25 million civil servants are not receiving salaries
Basic food prices have increased 98% and fuel 110% in the last three years
In hard-hit areas unemployment rates are as high as 50%.
Source: UN Reports.
Vision: To contribute actively to building society and enabling it to exercise all rights and freedoms and raise awareness and community participation among all groups.
Mission: Implement targeted and specialized programs that help empower women and provide children with health, economic, social and cognitive care.
1. Enhancing the role of women and raising their capacities and participation in public life to build the state economically and socially.
2. Implementation of awareness programs among the community groups to reduce violence against women and exploitation of children.
3. To promote the role of women in building society and equality with men.
4. Defending women's issues and supporting and defending their rights.
5. Protect and care for children and reduce their exploitation.
6. Responding to emergency humanitarian situations and responding to disasters.
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