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Why I'm drawing a #RedLineForYemen and writing to my MP

By Lottie Massey, Oxfam Constituency Campaigner in York As a student in the UK, I enjoy freedoms and rights that most Yemenis can only dream of and this injustice is unbearable to me. According...

"I’m a donkey with a smile": The story of an aid worker in Yemen

Humanitarian worker Duoi Ampilan explains why, despite the dangers and the distress, he still loves his job - and does all he can to make sure your support reaches as many people as possible. ...

Faedah Saeed, 35, fled with her four children from Taiz city to Al-Mendhara Village a year ago due to the conflict. Oxfam has provided Faedah with a hygiene kit, as well as food vouchers every month so she can buy food in the local market. Credit: Moayed Al-Shaybani/Oxfam

A letter from Yemen

ON THE GROUND REFLECTION: Mark Goldring, Oxfam GB's Chief Executive, recently visited Yemen where chronic poverty is being aggravated by war. Ten million people have insufficient food...

Faedah Saeed, 35, fled with her four children from Taiz city to Al-Mendhara Village a year ago due to the conflict. Despite poor health, Faedah walks for 90 minutes three times a day to collect water for the family from a remote well. Credit: Moayed Al-Shaybani/Oxfam

Yemen: all we can do is help people survive

ON THE GROUND REFLECTION: The conflict which escalated one year ago in Yemen has created one of the world's biggest humanitarian emergencies and risks pushing millions into famine. Simone...

Yemen: Noor, Omar and the cave

Hind (name changed for security purposes) an Oxfam worker in Yemen shares the story of one family forced to leave their home by the conflict. ...

People search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport, Yemen, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Credit: Abo Haitham

Yemen conflict: Bassim's story

Living and working through this awful period in Yemen's history, it is impossible not to worry about my country and the human suffering that this war has caused. That's why I want to share...

People search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport, Yemen, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Credit: Abo Haitham

My life has changed completely: crisis in Yemen

The conflict in Yemen has forced thousands of people to flee their homes, including Oxfam staff. It is pushing the country towards economic collapse and making life harder for the 16 million people...

Yemen: living in fear is ‘normal'

Oxfam has been working in Yemen for 30 years. Over 60 percent of the population - 16 million people - were already in need of some form of aid before the airstrikes started. An Oxfam staff worker...

The Gift of Sight in Yemen

In Yemen, families who have been affected by the humanitarian and economic crisis have been receiving livestock to help them improve their income and rebuild their lives. For Suad, the donation of...

Yemen: Rafiqa's story

Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes in Abyan, Yemen, in the last year because of ongoing conflict. I spoke to Rafiqa, who recently fled her village and sought refuge...

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