Impact of conflict in Yemen

Last Modified: Sun Apr 23 2017 03:50:35 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 28 million
    current population of Yemen.
  • 90%
    Percentage of their staple foods such as wheat, rice and other cereal crops are imported.
  • 2 years
    of war has damaged ports, roads, bridges and led to food, medicine and fuel shortages.
  • 60%
    of Yemenis do not know where their next meal will come from.
  • 6.8 million
    people are in a state of acute malnutrition.
  • 2.2 million
    children malnourished.
  • 2 years
    of conflict has destroyed much of the industrial and manufacturing sector, including oil production which accounted for over half of Yemen’s exports in terms of GDP and employed many workers.
  • 70%
    of Yemen’s small and medium businesses have laid off half of their workforce.
  • 3 million
    Yemenis are currently displaced throughout the country, in need of work, safety, food, water and medical care.