The situation in Yemen continues to be perceived as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Many years of blockade and conflict have taken a heavy toll on the country’s economy.
Escalating hostilities in the Ma’rib region have recently forced thousands of people to flee again and the situation is further compounded by COVID-19 and a lack of donor funding to this long-running crisis.
Generally, logistics access to the South is easier, due to South Yemen being under coalition/government control and there being a greater prevalence of commercial shipping lines & airlines operating. The North of Yemen (including Sanaa/Hodeidah) is generally under Houthi control. Any shipments imported into Southern Yemen that need to travel to North Yemen will need to undergo dual customs clearance in both areas of the country.