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Yemen Crisis Appeal

Conflict in Yemen has worsened dramatically. Up to 70 per cent of the population urgently need emergency aid.

Now the country is also in the grip of an unprecedented cholera epidemic.

Providing food, clean water and medical help are priorities. The Red Cross is supporting hundreds of thousands of people with life-saving relief supplies.

See more in the video below:

Yemen crisis: how we're helping

A man carries a large bag of food on his shoulders while walking in front of a crowd who are also collecting emergency supplies

After two years of conflict, more than 14 million people in Yemen do not have enough food.

How we're helping on the ground >

Bombs, bins and dirty water: Yemen's cholera explosion

In Yemen, a mother holds the hand of her child, which has an IV in it because the child has cholera

One in 62 people in Yemen has been infected with cholera. A Red Cross worker describes the devastation.

Read his article in the Guardian >

Yemen: five days inside the world's largest crisis

Yemen Red Crescent Society volunteer Majed stands outside his home holding his five-year-old daughter in one arm and his nine-year-old son in the other

What is life like inside Yemen now? Our reporter finds hope and kindness despite terrible suffering.

Watch her videos now >

An urgent plea for change in Yemen

In Yemen, a young girl in pink stands on a steep pile of rubble holding a doll

People created the Yemen crisis and only people can end it. We must take action now.

Read more on how to help >


Yemen Crisis Appeal

Children in Yemen are facing starvation

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