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Cordaid has been active in Yemen since 2018, providing humanitarian assistance and health services and supporting peacebuilding efforts.


Results & Indicators

  • 400,000 people received humanitarian assistance

  • 1,219,100 people reached through the rehabilitation of health facilities and mental health support

  • 16 partners trained in cash assistance and maternal and child health care


Humanitarian assistance
Cordaid has been providing humanitarian assistance to people affected by conflict and natural disasters in Yemen, in particular women, children, elderly, ill, and disabled people, since 2018. Our activities are aimed at saving lives through increased access to food, shelter, water and sanitation, basic health services and the distribution of medicines.

We have also responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by providing information, food, protective equipment, hygiene kits and ventilators and we provide mental health and psychosocial support.

Health care
Together with our Yemeni partner organisation Yamaan, we strengthen health facilities by training staff and by improving access to maternal health care and family planning services. Through a 24/7 helpline, social media and radio ads, we provide accurate information on reproductive health to women and girls in remote areas. Our health programme also assist chronically ill people by providing medicines and through performance-based financing we strengthened 35 health facilities in 2021.

Inclusive peace
Together with the Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding, Civil Alliance for Peace and Youth Without Borders Organisation for Development we facilitated and implemented civil society-led advocacy campaigns. These campaigns influenced local, national, and international decision-makers to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the International Dialogue on Peace-building and State-building (IDPS) Peace Vision 2019-2021.


Cordaid works in coordination with the humanitarian clusters in northern and southern Yemen, with interventions in various sectors and activities, such as food security, health care, mental health, organising awareness campaigns, and capacity building. These interventions take place in the governorates of Aden, Sana’a, Lahj, Taiz, Dhamar, Ma’rib, Hajjah, and Al-Hodeidah.


Yamaan Foundation for Health and Social Development (Yamaan), Youth Without Borders Organisation for Development (YWBOD), Family Counselling & Development Foundation (FCDF), Afaq Shababia Foundation (ASF), and Political Development Forum (PDF). The Embassy of the Netherlands in Yemen, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Caritas Internationalis, and RVO.

Cordaid Yemen
Programme Manager
Monther Al-Sakkaf
Email: [email protected]

Programme Officer
Mohammed Abdulrahman
Email: [email protected]