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The Five Pillars of Success: Salwa’s Story

In a small house filled with preschool-aged children playing joyfully, we met Salwa. A 32-year-old self-made community leader from Lahj in southern Yemen. Salwa wants to share her story and…  


SOCOTRA: Yemen’s Island of Natural Wonder and Beauty

Socotra, an island located 380 kilometres south of the Arabian Peninsula, means “island abode of bliss” in Sanskrit.  


ERRYII Programme Progress Brief - Issue 4

ERRYII programme brief- issue 4 highlights the Joint programme background ,key achievements, and challenges during the reporting period form July 2019 - December 2020.  


Sustaining Life in Dire Circumstances: Providing Clean Water to Yemen’s Villages

Because of the project, water is now available to around 7,000 residents. The 12,000-meter-long network – built by 10 members of the local community through cash-for-work – is now triple the original…  


Elyafa Road: A Lifeline for 23,000 Yemenis Requires Access to Public Services

Acknowledging the urgent need for critical access for the community, Elyaf Road is now being paved. Thanks to the support from the European Union and the Swedish International Development Cooperation…  


Baseline Study - ERRY II

The overall objective of the Baseline study is to understand the livelihoods situation of people in terms of the five capitals (Social, Physical, Natural, Human, And Financial) among the targeted…  


A Strategic Framework for an Immediate Socio-Economic Response to COVID-19 in Yemen (2020 - 2021)

This report sets out the framework for the United Nations (UNs urgent socio economic support to Yemen in the face of COVID 19 putting in practice the UN Secretary General s Shared responsibility,…  


Holding Hope for Success: Prison Education

With steady steps and relentless determination, with his red beard and slender body, Ahmed makes his way toward his seat in the classroom, joining his classmates in an electrical wiring course.  


Saving Women and Children in Yemen Through Cash Transfers

Afaf is familiar with Yemen statistics on a deeply personal level. Her baby girl died of malnutrition after living on a diet of milk and rice for months. “I couldn't afford to give her food. She died,…  


COVID-19 in a Country at War: How YECRP Helps Yemenis Maintain Resilience and Prepare for Recovery

Since the conflict broke out in March 2015, over 3.6 million people have been displaced; one-third of whom live in overcrowded camps and informal settlements that struggle with proper sanitation.  

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