Conflict and COVID-19 in Yemen: beyond the humanitarian crisis

Mohammed Alsabri, Ayman Alhadheri, Luai Alsakkaf, Jennifer Cole

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Yemen has been left in shambles and almost destroyed by its devastating civil war, and is now having to deal with the spread of coronavirus. The Yemeni people have been left to fend for themselves and faced many problems such as hunger, the ongoing war, infections, diseases and lack of equipment even before the COVID-19 pandemic. All together it is a humanitarian crisis. Only around 50% of the hospitals and healthcare facilities are in full working condition, and even those that are functioning are operating at nowhere near full potential. Healthcare staff and facilities lack necessary essential equipment and money.
Original languageEnglish
Article number83
JournalBMC Globalization and Health
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jul 2021


  • Yemen
  • conflict
  • COVID-19
  • Humanitarian Crisis

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