URGENT: According to Save the Children (2021), “Almost 400,000 children under five are suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition and at heightened risk of death” if they do not receive lifesaving aid this year.
For many, this past year has not been an easy one due to the rise of COVID-19, a deadly virus that wreaks hardship, havoc, and heartbreak wherever it goes. Yemen in particular has taken an especially devastating hit as a result of the pandemic. As internal conflict and violent military actions run rampant across the country, Yemen is inevitably facing the worst humanitarian crisis in human history.
With the pandemic taking what little hope the Yemeni people had left, families are forced to survive through unimaginable hardships. Furthermore, its everlasting economic and societal impacts have left over 80% of the population to require some form of humanitarian aid, and at least 10 million civilians who are on the brink of suffering from famine.
What are the people of Yemen supposed to do when it feels like the light at the end of the tunnel is slowly disappearing?