People selling their stuff, sleeping during the day, families marrying off their young daughters…
Because almost half of the yemenis do not have enough to eat, living with less than $2 a day. Last year, during the Arab Spring, the yemeni economy contracted by 50% and inflation reached 23%.
There is food in the markets but there is not enough money in the people’s pockets. The numbers are not far from the situation in Sahel in Africa or Afghanistan but surprisingly it is not attracting attention from the world.
267.000 children are at risk of death from malnutrition already.
International NGo's are releasing humanitarian aid in the vast district of Bayt al-Faqih in west Yemen, monitoring the food crisis and helping by distributing cash to the most impoverished families.
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b. in 1984.
I am a freelance photographer based in Sanaa, Yemen.
I have been living in several countries where I worked in development projects while trying to evolve my photographic skills towards the reportage.
I hold a BA in International Economics and Development in the Universidad Complutense of Madrid and documentary photography courses in CEV High School of Image, Madrid.