Crisis and Survival Amidst COVID-19 in Yemen
The first case of Covid-19 has been confirmed in Yemen. The spread of the pandemic in the war-torn country threatens to be the most catastrophic in the world. Yemen’s healthcare system has collapsed, over 3.6 million Yemenis are internally displaced, and 24 million Yemenis—85 percent of the population—are in need of humanitarian aid. Lise Grande, the UN humanitarian coordinator for Yemen, and CSIS's Jon Alterman, Steve Morrison, and Jacob Kurtzer discuss the implications of Covid-19 in Yemen.