Project profile — Yemen - Emergency Water, Hygiene, Health and Livelihoods Assistance - CARE Canada 2020-2021

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Yemen - Emergency Water, Hygiene, Health and Livelihoods Assistance - CARE Canada 2020-2021 - Overview
CARE Canada (CA-CRA_ACR-0010011116)
2020-03-31 - 2022-03-31
Country / region • Yemen (100.00%)
Sector • Emergency Response
Material relief assistance and services (72010) (100.00%)
Policy marker • Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
Description and results


March 2020 - Yemen is currently the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with 24 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. The conflict and collapsing economy has pushed nearly 10 million people to the brink of famine, and over 3.6 million people have been displaced since the beginning of the crisis in 2015. Basic service provision is collapsing, including critical water, sanitation, hygiene and health services, increasing the risk of disease outbreaks such as cholera, dengue fever and diphtheria. Women and girls are disproportionately affected by the lack of access to essential services and face an increased risk of sexual and gender-based violence due to the crisis. With GAC’s multi-year support, CARE Canada is providing emergency water, sanitation, hygiene, and reproductive health services, and livelihoods support to up to 43,877 of the most vulnerable conflict-affected people, particularly women, in the Taiz and Ibb governorates of Yemen. Project activities include: (1) providing cash assistance to enable beneficiaries to meet their basic needs; (2) rehabilitating or establishing water sources and latrines in rural communities; (3) providing hygiene and dignity kits; and (4) providing training to community health workers, and providing medical supplies to promote sexual and reproductive health services.

Expected results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) increased ability to meet livelihoods and basic cash needs; (2) improved access to safe water supply, sanitation facilities and hygiene supplies; and (3) increased access to life-saving sexual and reproductive health services. The expected ultimate outcome is lives saved, suffering alleviated and human dignity maintained in countries experiencing humanitarian crises or acute food insecurity.



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Planned Disbursement $0
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