Benim Hikayem

YEMEN EMERGENCY AID PROGRAM


Humanitarian crisis, which started in 2015 with the intensification of the conflicts that started in Yemen after the civil war, reached a point where thousands of people lost their lives in the last 4 years, millions of people had to leave their homes and migrate to safe areas. According to United Nations data, 22 million people are under threat of hunger which equals 80 percent of the population of the country. In Yemen, in the grip of epidemics, millions of children are in the grip of death...

 

In Yemen, where the world's largest humanitarian crisis is going on, the International Blue Crescent Foundation (IBC) delivered emergency food aid to 3000 families in the last 6 months within the framework of the Yemen Emergency Aid Program which launched in November 2018. Within the framework of the projects IBC initiated in the field of healthcare, the Foundation continues to carry out projects in the field of emergency food, water and sanitation in Yemen, where IBC recently transported medicine, medical equipment and a full-fledged ambulance...

The four-year civil war has made it almost impossible for people to reach safe food, while education, health and all infrastructure services in the country has brought to a halt.  Hospitals, on the one hand, being the target of the warring parties and on the other hand, due to lack of materials and personnel has become unable to service... The economic crisis in the country, where public services also came to a halt, resulted decline in the country's only major source of income which is production in agriculture and Yemeni people became much more poor than any other before.

IBC, which started its activities in Yemen for support of the people of Yemen who struggle to survive under all these adverse conditions, first began their activities in Mukalla in Hadramud province. In November 2018, following the emergency food aid for 500 migrant families in Mukalla, IBC carried out their Mukalla-based work on health projects in coordination with Hadramud's governorship.

IBC transported a fully equipped ambulance that meet the needs of Hadramout province 199 Emergency Coordination Center to Yemen from Turkey. On the one hand, the ambulance regularly conducts health checks in immigrant camps, on the other hand, serving doctors and nurses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to deliver emergency cases to the state hospital in Mukalla.

International Blue Crescent Foundation (IBC) has reached 3000 families in 6 different camps in the last 6 months in Yemen and has delivered over 120 tons of food aid. The International Blue Crescent, which reached a population of 500 in Hadramud Mukalla, 100 in Aden, and 1000 families in 500 Abyan provinces in Lahej, regularly supports food needs of these families every month.

In the month of Ramadan, food aid for 1000 families was delivered to the ones who in need by the teams of IBC Yemen Country Coordinatorship. On the other hand, 5 water well projects, including 3 in Abyan, 1 in Lahej and 1 in Hadramud, are being implemented as solar energy supported.

In this year, mobile bakeries, mobile health clinics, food support projects for children in the famine limit will be implemented in Yemen. With these projects, IBC has reached more than 20 thousand war victims.



YAĞMUR ACIOĞLU / PROJECT OFFICER

After I graduated from Gaziantep Science High School, I completed my undergraduate program, which is International Relations, at Ege University in th ...

CANSU UGURLUEL / PROJECT OFFICER

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EKIN DALLAR / PROGRAM COORDINATOR

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