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Deadly clashes and air strikes in Yemen have forced over 3.1 million people to flee their homes, killed over 6,700 people and injured over 33,000 since March 2015.
21.1 million people are in need of life-saving aid, over 80% of the population. Now the country stands on the brink of famine.
We are delivering clean water to people in the north and south of the country and have reached more than 913,000 people with water, food vouchers, hygiene kits and other essential aid.
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The UK is fuelling the Yemen crisis by selling arms to Saudi Arabia.
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Millions of Yemenis are suffering from the water crisis. Since the beginning of the current conflict the women and children have to walk long distances to collect a few litres of water for their families.
The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate with fuel shortages, rising food prices and a severe lack of basic services making daily survival a painful struggle for millions.
Before this latest escalation in the conflict, more than 10 million Yemenis - almost half the population - were already going hungry every day. Yemen was the poorest country in the Middle East and poverty and inequality was increasing when fighting escalated in March 2015.
Now half of the population - 14.4 million people - require help with food.
In response to the Yemen crisis, Oxfam has supported more than 913,000 people and aims to reach 1.2 million. Help has included:
Sajjad Mohammad Sajid, Oxfam Country Director in Yemen, said: "Ground fighting, shelling and airstrikes by all warring parties have compounded an already severe food crisis and could push Yemen to the edge, with 7.6 million people already severely food insecure.
"People desperately need food and water, medicine and health services, they need aid that can reach them - ultimately they need the conflict to end so they can rebuild their lives. All those fuelling Yemen's tragedy need to stop being arms brokers and start becoming peace brokers. The international community must redouble its efforts to help bring this crisis to a peaceful resolution."
US to review support to Saudi-led coalition
The UK should immediately halt all arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen as well as support an independent international inquiry into breaches of the rules of war, Oxfam said today.
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In reaction to today's UN Human Rights Council decision not to set up an independent inquiry to investigate human rights violations by all sides to the conflict in Yemen, Sajjad Mohammed Sajid, Oxfam Country Director in Yemen, said:
Reacting to the use of UK-manufactured arms in Yemen, the joint report by the Business, Innovation and Skills and International Development Committees, and the Foreign Affairs Select Committee report with the same title, Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB... Read more
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