Yemen: Lives At Risk

The threat from Al Qaeda in Yemen has forced itself onto the international agenda this year. But for Yeminis themselves there is a greater and more immediate threat: the lack of food. Despite the increased global interest, little has so far been done to meet these needs.

The World Today Updated 14 October 2020 Published 1 November 2010 3 minute READ

Ashley Jonathan Clements

Programme Policy Adviser, Oxfam GB in Yemen

A third of Yemen’s population – 7.5 million people – are struggling to find enough food to eat each day, according the World Food Programme (WFP).

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