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Crisis in Yemen

Learn more about the conflict in Yemen

Yemen is in the middle of a bloody conflict which is leading to hunger, displacement and civilian deaths.

This resource gives an insight into life in Yemen and advice for taking action. Learners can write to their MPs about the UK's role in selling arms to Saudi Arabia, a country involved in the conflict, or can alternatively fundraise for Yemen.

Think critically about the human impact of war.

Download Teaching Resources 


  • Teachers Notes (786kB)

    Includes background information on the war in Yemen, as well as guidance for using this resource and further reading.

  • Workshop Activity (273kB)

    Think critically about conflict and use an opinion continuum to explore complex questions around the Yemen crisis.

  • Action Guide (173kB)

    A guide for young people wanting to take action on Yemen.

  • Letter Writing Guide (224kB)

    Learn how to write a powerful letter to your MP with these helpful tips.

  • Slideshow (3MB)

    A PowerPoint presentation about Yemen and the impact war has had on life in the country.

This is an Oxfam School Groups resource designed to help young people develop their skills and the confidence to make their voices heard. Find out more about starting an Oxfam School Group.