Pain, Suffering & Life in Yemen

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Children, IDP, school, Aden, in march 2012 by Awssan Kamal 

With the declining oil resources, rapid population growth, extreme inflation, the latent conflict and an unstable political situation Yemenis are also challenged by poverty. In current economical instability of leading countries, it seems that everyone is facing challenging times and suffering, but the world has been able to lend its hand to Yemen as it looks for an exit out of it’s current turmoil.

With a population of more than 22 Million and GDP at $1200 per capita, Yemen is considered one of the poorest countries in the Arabian Peninsula. The Yemeni people are having to live on bread and water, families are having to ration with no knowledge of when the only meal of the day will come from tomorrow as most struggle to make ends meet. With raising cost’s of fish ($6kg), medicine, water and other essentials immediate…

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