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Clearing the way for the future and protecting lives by building local capacity

The political unrest in Yemen and civil wars have caused the poorest country in the Arabian peninsula to be riddled with landmines and unexploded ordnance (UXO).  


EU helps enable access to healthcare for women and children

Al Hawta District, Lahj Governorate: In response to community needs, the rehabilitation of the maternity and childhood healthcare and storage facility began in October 2018 and was recently completed.  


Cleanliness for Ramadan in Hodeidah

Hodeidah – Coinciding with the holy month of Ramadan, communities throughout Hodeidah are participating in a Clean-Up initiative – collecting waste from streets and helping to restore “life as usual”…  


Red Sea Mills free of explosives for the first time in 8 months

The presence of explosive remnants of war (ERW) throughout Yemen poses a major risk to civilians, with landmines and other ERW causing 233 civilian casualties in the last year alone.1 Beyond the…  


Starting Over

The consequences of conflict are not only seen on battlefields. In Yemen, conflict has interrupted development and, some would argue, reversed it altogether.  


Samiah: Caught between war and displacement

Samiah hopes for peace to prevail in Yemen and that the war will come to an end soon. She tells us of her story fleeing war in hopes of a better life, and how she found that life come to reality…  


SNAPSHOT: A water tank allows children to return to school in Asdas, Yemen

A water tank allows children to return to school in Asdas, Yemen  


SNAPSHOT: Providing safe access to water

In the village of Alarrah in the northwest of Amran, Yemen, people rely on agricultural production to make a living. Their main source of water, however, is an old rain water pond that fills up over…  


SNAPSHOT: Risking Lives for a Drop of Water

Samar while going about her normal routine of collecting water with her friends.  


Paid work strengthens families and restores dignity

Participants from 526 have been trained and are now earning enough to meet the needs of their families – effectively improving the lives of a about 3,600 people  

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