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Yemen is facing the largest humanitarian crisis in the world today. Civil war has crippled the country, creating many challenges for people in their day-to-day lives. Almost every person in the country has been affected. Thousands have died in the conflict, and millions are without access to sufficient food or safe water.

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Our work in Yemen

Tearfund began responding to the crisis in Yemen in 2016, working through our network of local partners to provide people with clean water, sanitation, food, and other essential items. We have now also expanded our work to provide long-term support for communities particularly affected by the conflict.

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We recognise that our response to the situation in Yemen needs to be holistic – taking into account the many ways in which people are affected. It includes:

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