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October 2020

The humanitarian crisis, now aggravated by COVID-19, persists, leaving many Yemenis dependent on relief and remittances.

A doctor measures the temperature of a driver in the city of Taiz, Yemen.
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High malnutrition rates have drawn global attention, highlighting the five-and-half-year civil war's impact on its population.

A group of Yemeni children playing in Al-Dhihla village, Anss District, Dhamar Governorate.
in Yemen

The World Bank is installing solar systems in hard-to-reach areas, in particular in schools and health facilities.



Marina Wes

Country Director, Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti

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