“The lack of water in my village caused my family and I to suffer from dehydration as the nearest source of water is about 3 kilometers away from our house. It takes me about four hours to walk across very rugged roads and return”
Ms. Samia, 32 years old whose family has been adversely affected due to the ongoing conflict and war. Samia and family was dependent on her father’s salary which was discontinued after his sudden demise.
Going into its fourth year, the war in Yemen has much affected Yemenis forcing them to lose hope in things getting better anytime soon. It had, in many ways, put down people’s morale and self-reliance.
The rainwater harvesting reservoirs project comes as part of the EU-funded and supported Social Protection for Community Resilience Project (SPCRP) to enhance the resilience of vulnerable communities in partnership with UN Development Programme (UNDP) to support 317 households in Bani Al-Awwam district alone.