Yemeni chronicles
Indiscriminate bombings and chronic shortages of supplies and staff have led to the closure of more than half of Yemen's health facilities.

Recent outbreaks of diseases such as cholera and diphtheria and an upsurge in fighting have exacerbated the already dire humanitarian situation in Yemen. More than three million people have been displaced since the war started in 2015. With an estimated 20 million in need of humanitarian assistance, our activities in Yemen are among our most extensive worldwide. We work in 13 hospitals and health centres in 12 governorates and support 20 public health facilities across the country.

Why we are here?

YEMEN - 3 Questions to Mercedes TATAY - ENGLISH

Understanding what's happening in Yemen


3 questions in 3 minutes on the humanitarian situation in Yemen

March 2018

Dr Mercedes Tatay, MSF International Medical Secretary, back from Yemen gives a round up of the medical and humanitarian situation, MSF's activities and the global aid response.

REPORT: Getting staff and supplies to Yemen (ENG)

Getting staff and supplies into Yemen


Getting staff and supplies into Yemen

Interview with Adrien Williot, MSF coordinator in Djibouti (March 2018)

In 2017, our logistics base in Djibouti arranged more than 200 flights to Yemen, carrying more than 500 tonnes of cargo and 1,200 staff going to work in the country.

This video gives facts and figures for 2017, offering an insight into the scale and difficulties of getting staff and supplies across to Yemen.

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