The Arabic proverb, “Determination is key to everything,” finds resonance in the story of Adel, a 44-year-old villager from Lahj, a southern Yemeni governorate. Adel descends from a poor family that depends on agriculture as their main source of income.
2019 Human Development Report says business as usual will not solve new generation of inequalities
For people like Fatima, who lives in a run-down house in the old city of Crater in Aden, to install a new sewage system in her neighborhood was a priority like none other.

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30 million

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Population in multidimensional poverty (Human Development Report 2018)

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