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U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) Backgrounder : Yemen

By USCRI May 24, 2021

The situation in Yemen (“Yemen Crisis”) is currently the largest humanitarian crisis in the world, impacting more than 24 million people, nearly half of them children.

1 Starting as a failed political transition, the armed conflict escalated in 2015 and has steadily grown worse, causing widespread displacement, spread of disease, famine, poverty, and death.

2 Read the full report here USCRI Backgrounder Yemen


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