RUSI JournalVOLUME 166issue 1members only

Yemenis’ Daily Struggles Between Conflict and Climate Change

Main Image Credit Desert landscape in front of a small village by the sea / Courtesy of Susan Schulman

Climate change, coupled with prolonged conflict in the region, is devastating people’s livelihoods in Yemen.

Plagued by years of conflict and tragic humanitarian crisis, the people of Yemen face an increasing struggle to survive. Susan Schulman travelled to Yemen and spoke to some of the people trying to make a living in a country where human intervention and climate change have turned a once fertile land into one where water is the most precious and elusive resource of all.

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