8 June 2015 | Johanna Klos , Kristel Guyon

A timeline of key events and internal displacement in Yemen

(updated 08 June 2015)

The latest outbreak of conflict in Yemen between the al-Houthis and Yemeni security forces has taken a heavy toll on the population, killing around 2,300 people and increasing the number of IDPs to over 1 million as of 1 June 2015. The number of people displaced in Yemen has doubled since early May and is expected to grow further as conflict continues.


The infographic shows how key events in the country have impacted the displacement situation since the first round of conflict between Yemeni security forces and the al-Houthis in 2004, up until the most recent escalation of violence.

For more information visit IDMC’s page on Yemen.  

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