What is happening in Yemen?
Yemen is experiencing the largest humanitarian crisis in the world, 24 million people are being affected by a deadly shortage of food.
This has been a problem since 2015, yet with COVID, the issues have escalated exponentially.
On top of a lack of food, the shortage of masks, gloves, and basic health equipment is worsening the problem.
Many health workers are receiving no compensation.
The Impact of the Yemen Hunger Crisis on Children
How are Children being Affected?
12 million children are being affected in some way.
Schools and hospitals are continuously being closed.
Physical and mental development is being stunted due to malnutrition.
According to a study done in February, 2.3 million children are expected to be affected by acute malnutrition.
400,000 expected to be affected by severe malnutrition and are at risk of death.