European Commission increases humanitarian aid for Yemen crisis
EU News 383/2015
Brussels, 14 December 2015
The European Commission is releasing an additional €15 million of emergency aid to provide life-saving assistance in Yemen.
This money will bring the Commission's total humanitarian support to the country to €52 million for 2015.
The humanitarian crisis in Yemen continues to worsen, with over half of the population suffering from food insecurity and almost 30% facing severe food shortages. The country has been classified by the United Nations as a Level 3 emergency – the most severe, large-scale humanitarian crisis.
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