Fuel ship detention worsens humanitarian crisis in Yemen

SANA’A, Mar. 14 (Saba) – The seizure of ships led to a crisis of oil products, the effects of which were reflected in the lives of citizens, the economic, social and living conditions and food security in Yemen.

As well as, it left consequences, whose indicators will be seen in the widening poverty and unemployment rate, high prices, and difficulty in accessing basic services, as well as the increasing need for food security.

On the agricultural sector, two-thirds of the agricultural sector in Yemen were affected by the detention of the oil ships, that negatively reflected on the investments of more than 1.2 million agricultural holders in several provinces, in addition to huge damage to the agricultural crops.

Most of the provinces are living in catastrophic situations as a result of the oil derivatives crisis, fuel shortage and high prices.

Source: Yemen News Agency