Yemen: Hajjah Governorate’s Farmers Incur Hefty Losses in Light of Houthi Militias’ Siege.
Hajjah governorate -Yemen 18.10.2020
Spoiled crops pose a threat to Hajjah governorate’s farmers, in light of the siege imposed by Houthi militias. More than 4000 families, living in the government-run areas, are suffering from dire humanitarian conditions following the constant refugee movements and the ever-lasting conflicts between governmental forces and Houthis for more than 5 years. Residents of these areas rely solely for their livelihood on farming, in which hundreds work in planting vegetables and fruits. Farmers complain about hefty losses in crops yield as the imposed siege barred them from marketing their crops in the local market, not to mention the poor economic reality