Islamic Relief has distributed 1,500 foodpacks to people forced from their homes by the latest outbreak of conflict in Yemen.

Islamic Relief delivered the food parcels in Sana’a, as part of coordinated efforts to assist families displaced by violence in the governorate of Amran, which began several months ago.

The conflict has seen at least 500 people seeking safety in school buildings in Amran, and more than 20,000 individuals fleeing to neighbouring Sana’a and Hajja.

The Islamic Relief packages included essential staples such as flour, rice, cooking oil, dates, and sugar.

The people of Yemen have suffered over a decade of conflict, fuelling already deep poverty in a country in which more than half of the population requires some form of humanitarian assistance.

Islamic Relief has been working in Yemen since 1998, and registered our field office more than a decade ago. As well as emergency relief, we deliver development projects designed to tackle poverty and suffering.