The International Blue Crescent Foundation, which started its aid activities in Yemen since last November, maintains regular food aids under the 2019 Aid Program. Food distributions that contains flour, rice, sugar and liquid oil started for 400 displaced families due to war in Hadramud province. Regular food distribution program for 800 migrant families in Zinjabar District of Abyan Province, is going to start in March.
GENERAL HUMANITARIAN SITUATION IN YEMEN
For three years, Yemen, the Arab world's poorest country, has been wracked by a bloody war between the Houthi rebels and supporters of Yemen's internationally recognised government.
The Houthis and the Yemeni government have battled on and off since 2004, but much of the fighting was confined to the Houthis' stronghold, northern Yemen's impoverished Saada province.
International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation has been running a field hospital in the city of Kilis since 2013 with the addition of a rehabilitation clinic in 2016. Operating with a referral system with Kilis state hospital; IBC field hospital and clinic provide relief and rehabilitation to their patients, namely Syrian refugees, once emergency medical response has been performed by state doctors.
International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation has been operating a community center in downtown Kilis since September 2012, in partnership with Malteser International and GIZ. The center has been offering courses suitable to Syrian refugees of a wide range of backgrounds and age groups, constantly enlarging its diverse spectrum of courses.