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Yemen crisis

How the IRC helps in Yemen

The IRC has worked in Yemen since 2012 and is one of the largest nongovernmental health actors in the country. We support primary health facilities and mobile health teams, including in hard-to-reach areas.

  • Dr. Bushra Al-Aghbari's teams of health care workers drive to remote camps and villages to provide pregnant women and babies vital support otherwise unavailable. Photo: Mahmoud Fadel/IRC

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  • An IRC health team uses puppets as part of their community education efforts to teach children how to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Photo: Mahmoud Fadel/IRC

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  • Ten-year-old Aisha, right, studying with her best friend Na'aem, lives in a camp an IRC mobile team regularly visits to provide malnutrition screening and other health care. Photo: Saleh Ba Hayan/IRC.

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