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The armed conflict in Yemen has devastated the country’s weak educational system, and two million children are now out of school.

Stories from Yemen

Food insecurity. Famine. Starvation. The dire reality is caused by a war that has been devastating Yemen for over four years.



Marina Wes

Country Director, Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti

Raja Bentaouet Kattan

Country Manager for Yemen

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Apr 01, 2019

Yemen's Economic Update - April 2019

Since the escalation of violent conflict in March 2015, the economy has deteriorated sharply. While official statistics remain unavailable, anecdotal evidence suggests that GDP contracted by an accumulated 39 percent ...

Apr 01, 2019

MENA Economic Update: Reforms and External Imbalances: The Labor-Productivity ...

World Bank economists expect economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) to continue at a modest pace of about 1.5 to 3.5 percent during 2019-2021, with some laggards and a few emerging growth stars.

Feb 06, 2019

The Mobility of Displaced Syrians: An Economic and Social Analysis

This report identifies key factors weighing on Syrian refugees contemplating a return home and analyzes how changing conditions in Syria might affect their decisions.

Nov 05, 2018

Delivering Social Protection in the Midst of Conflict and Crisis: The Case of ...

This paper captures lessons learned from Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project, an innovative and pioneering project.

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Sanaa, +967-1- 413-708/10 Fax: +967-1- 413-709
East Faj Attan Area - Off Beirut Street