Several armed conflicts affect Yemen today and our action in the country is wide-ranging, with a budget of $34 million and 270 staff operating out of Sana'a, Saada, Taiz and Aden.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, the ICRC has been present and active in the country for over 50 years. This two-part multimedia post offers an in-depth look at a period spanning 1962 to 1969 and at an action that might well have been exemplar in the context of a conflict ICRC archivist Fabrizio Bensi describes as "asymetric".
First off, the conflict in a nutshell, First Steps, To The Frontlines and Operation Field Hospital.
The North Yemen Civil War