The United States and the European Union have announced more than $ 400 million in aid

The United States announced $ 290 million and the European Union 119 million euros ($ 139 million) for Yemen on Wednesday, September 22, according to the United Nations. The aid to Yemen was collected during a ministerial meeting organized by Sweden, Switzerland and the European Union on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Muhsin Siddiqui, head of Oxfam for Yemen, lamented in a statement that they totaled $ 600 million, or one billion less than expected, including contributions from other countries. International aid aims to provide humanitarian assistance to 20 million people in the areas of health, food, water and education.

Sixteen million people are threatened by famine», World Food Program (WFP) Director General David Beasley was introduced at the meeting. “We are struggling for money, with 3.2 million people expected to cut food by October and 5 million by December.2, being with you.

Has been in conflict since 2014

The United States, Saudi Arabia’s first aid partner and ally in one of the actors in the conflict, is bringing in $ 800 million in 2021 and more than $ 4 billion in humanitarian efforts since the crisis began in 2014. The US Secretary of State said. The European Union (EU) has said it will provide மில்லியன் 75 million from its development assistance budget and மில்லியன் 44 million from humanitarian aid, bringing its total aid to 209 million by 2021.

Since 2014, the conflict has provoked Houthi rebels, with the support of Shiite Iran, against government forces backed by fighting Saudi Arabia-led military coalition. Yemen, the poorest country on the Arabian Peninsula, imports 90% of its food to meet the needs of about 30 million people. Two-thirds depend on international aid. In March, the UN, Sweden and Switzerland hosted a donors’ conference, attended by about 100 countries, which raised only half of the expected funds. The UN goal was to raise $ 3.85 billion, but then only $ 1.7 billion was confirmed.

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