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Inside a hospital in Yemen

The world’s worst humanitarian crisis has wreaked havoc on women, men and children in Yemen. From famine to collapsed health systems, the crisis in Yemen has been hidden for too long.

Since 2015, the Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition has undertaken 18,000 airstrikes—1 every 99 minutes. One third have hit non-military targets.

More than 22 million are in need of aid, and 68% of the population lacks access to basic healthcare.

IRC staff members have evacuated their homes in the port city of Hodeidah and are now providing lifesaving aid from Bajil, a small town located 31 miles from the frontlines of the war.

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The world’s worst humanitarian crisis has wreaked havoc on women, men and children in Yemen. From famine to collapsed health systems, the crisis in Yemen has been hidden for too long.

Since 2015, the Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition has undertaken 18,000 airstrikes—1 every 99 minutes. One third have hit non-military targets.

More than 22 million are in need of aid, and 68% of the population lacks access to basic healthcare.

IRC staff members have evacuated their homes in the port city of Hodeidah and are now providing lifesaving aid from Bajil, a small town located 31 miles from the frontlines of the war.

“With the humanitarian crisis [in Yemen] plummeting to new depths, all efforts must be focused on securing a ceasefire,” said the IRC’s country director in Yemen, Frank McManus.

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