DEC Yemen Crisis Appeal

Yemen Crisis Appeal

More than 7 million people in Yemen do not know where their next meal will come from

Two years of conflict have pushed Yemen, already one of the world’s poorest countries, to breaking point. Half of the population – 14 million people – is going hungry and needs help before it’s too late. A child is dying every 10 minutes because of preventable diseases and child malnutrition is at an all-time high.

In December, the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), of which Christian Aid is a member, launched an emergency appeal for people facing hunger in Yemen. This raised an amazing £17 million.

How we're helping

Together, DEC member charities are already reaching millions of people across the country with life-saving aid, including food and treatment for malnutrition. These funds will help that work to continue, but much more needs to be done to help those in dire need.

Through the funds raised Christian Aid will be supporting the work of Action Against Hunger (ACF), who have been working in Yemen since 2012, treating malnourished children and improving families’ access to food. 

We will be supporting an ACF project helping those most at risk of malnutrition - under-fives, pregnant and breastfeeding women. The project aims to prevent acute malnutrition through targeted supplementary feeding. 

Donate to the DEC Yemen emergency appeal online now

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