Read about first-hand accounts from MSF aid workers and patients.

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April 10, 2015

Dr. Ali Dahi works for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Ad Dhale, an area in southern Yemen wracked by pitched battles and aerial bombardments that are preventing many people from reaching lifesaving medical assistance.

Here, Dr. Dahi describes the situation.  

April 07, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff members describe the situation in Yemenwhere more medical supplies and trained health staff are urgently needed as violence escalates.

April 07, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) project coordinator Valerie Pierre describes the situation in Yemen, where more medical supplies and trained health staff are urgently needed as violence escalates.

August 07, 2012

In Yemen's south, says an MSF project coordinator, "Armed clashes have been replaced with indiscriminate violence from bombing attacks and accidents involving landmines."

August 04, 2011

Though the situation has calmed somewhat since June, some areas are still marked by instability and a lack of access to medical care.

December 20, 2007

Every year, thousands of people risk their lives crossing the Gulf of Aden: Somalis fleeing the fighting in their country and Ethiopians leaving because they cannot find work back home, for political reasons, or because of the conflict in the Somali region. Conditions of the voyage are terrible and on almost every crossing people die. This year alone an estimated 28,000 people arrived at the along the coast of Yemen, with 651 confirmed dead and another 659 missing. The actual death toll is probably much higher.