As of today, the political unrest and conflict in Yemen has seen more than 4300 casualties, and close to 1.5 million people have been displaced. The violence resulted in a fuel crisis leaving the economy on the brink of collapse.
Over 60 percent of the population are in need of humanitarian assistance – Over 20 million people. People are struggling to find food and clean drinking water. Increasing hunger levels have left many families close to breaking point, and according to the UN, some vulnerable communities are now facing critical levels of malnutrition.
What is Baitulmaal doing
Baitulmaal sent a shipment of medical supplies worth $13.5 million helping over 240,000 people in the Hajjah and Sana’a governorates in Yemen. The shipment provided essential drugs to supply 6 mobile medical units and 10 health care facilities. We also distributed food packages and water during Ramadan, as well as Qurbani meat during eid ul adha.
How can you help
Conflict in Yemen is making a dire situation worse. Please contribute what you can and get food, clean drinking water, and medical supplies to displaced people who urgently need it.