IDMC highlights key protection issues and obstacles to durable solutions for Yemen’s IDPs in the context of the country’s political, humanitarian and socio-economic crises.
18 September 2014 | Overview
Internal displacement has taken place in the context of an increasing socio-economic crisis made worse by rising commodity prices
17 December 2012 | Overview
In the wave of civil protests which have swept across the Middle East and North Africa, political instability and increasing violence involving the Yemeni government, protestors, rival tribal militias and militants have led to new waves of displacement in southern, central and northern areas of the country.
03 October 2011 | Overview
Following intermittent clashes between Al-Houthi groups and the Yemeni government in July 2009, the situation in Sa’ada governorate escalated into open conflict in the sixth round of hostilities since 2004. Tens of thousands of people were displaced from Sa’ada and Amran governorates, adding to those displaced by previous rounds of fighting. For many, it was their second or third displacement over the last few years.
03 August 2010 | Overview
Fighting between government forces and followers of the late Sheikh Badr Eddin al-Houth have led to displacement in northern Yemen at regular intervals since 2004, peaking during the latest round of conflict in June and July 2008. Though many returned to their places of origin following the end of hostilities in July 2008, large numbers were unable to return home.
22 July 2009 | Overview