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publication October 30, 2017

Yemen Poverty Notes- June 2017

From a country described throughout history as the “Arabian Felix”—a land of prosperity and happiness—Yemen has descended into war, economic collapse and destitution. The escalation of conflict in the past two years has had enormous human costs and the damage to physical infrastructure and the deterioration of the overall security environment has paralyzed the economy. Latest estimates suggest that real GDP has contracted by 35 percent since late 2014. An estimated 8 million Yemenis have seen their livelihoods collapse and are living in communities with minimal to no basic services.

Yemen Poverty Notes- June 2017 (PDF format)