A medical worker wearing personal protective equipment works in an intensive care unit for COVID-19 patients at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, June 14, 2020.
Why Global Citizens Should Care
The United Nations has received only $1 billion towards a requested $2.4 billion for emergency humanitarian aid work in Yemen for 2020, according to Al Jazeera.
This is less than a third of the $3.2 billion received the year before for humanitarian efforts in the country.
As a result, many of the UN’s critical relief programs have been shut down and more programs are at risk of disappearing in the weeks ahead. These closures are taking place