“Covid-19 has made the future for Yemen worse"
Hunger is rising in Yemen and Covid related deaths have escalated. The future looks very bad, with Covid, or without Covid, writes Mohammed Basha, Food Security and Livelihood Leader, Oxfam Yemen.
The pandemic is far from over, say frontline aid workers
Aid workers in Syria, Yemen, DR Congo and India paint a grim picture of the pandemic grinding down vulnerable communities. But they also see the difference that humanitarian aid can make, writes Saleh Saeed, Chief Executive of the Disasters Emergency Committee.
Yemen hit by third wave of Covid
Coronavirus cases have spiked in Yemen in the last month as displaced communities struggle to cope with the impact of the pandemic, ongoing conflict and a hunger crisis that is putting millions at risk. Only 1% of the population is vaccinated against Covid-19, access to healthcare is poor and families cannot afford to buy food. Donations to the DEC Coronavirus Appeal are providing the most vulnerable people with lifesaving aid.
DEC Coronavirus Appeal funding work in eight countries
Donations to our appeal are now funding work in Afghanistan, DR Congo, India, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen and the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
DEC Coronavirus Appeal: India extension ends
Funds raised between 28 April and 9 June 2021 for India totalled £14 million.
Coronavirus Appeal Six-Month Report
How funds raised by the DEC were spent to combat Covid-19 in seven of the world's most fragile places.
Yemen on the brink: ‘We must prevent a catastrophe'
Aid workers say the situation in the world's most fragile state is the worst it has been for the whole of the war.
Faith leaders on the frontline in the fight against Covid-19
Religious leaders are helping to raise awareness about Covid-19 in fragile states and refugee camps to help people protect themselves.