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Supporting a Safer Yemen for Over 20 years

In 2019 alone, YEMAC supported by UNDP removed over 66,000 pieces of Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) throughout Yemen positively impacting the lives of 126,000 people.  


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).  


Emergency Mine Action

The project activities are expected to reduce the risk of disaster; and prepare communities in Yemen to cope with the presence and negative effects of explosives.  


Hodeidah: Providing critical vehicles to support demining efforts

Sana’a – Today the United Nations Development Programme provided our national partner, the Yemen Executive Mine Action Center (YEMAC), with 20 Hilux armored vehicles to support their daily demining…  


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…  


Building local capacity: Clearing the way for the future and protecting lives

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


UN Secretary-General's message: International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Secretary-General's message on the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action  


Clearing the way to a better life

Since last September, 51,000 metric tonnes of wheat have remained, tucked away at the Red Sea Mills in the port city of Hodeidah. It is a painful irony. Ten million Yemenis are on the brink of…  


Through the Looking Glass

A beautifully diverse country, Yemen sits at the southern end of the Arabian peninsula. Steeped in culture and rich in World Heritage Sites, Yemen once had a flourishing economy that played a vital…  


Training 25 YEMAC staff: Positively impacting safety and security in Yemen

Impacting safety and security in Yemen by providing training to YEMAC  

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