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The United States Delivers Covid 19 Vaccine Doses To Yemen

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Since August, 2021 the United States has donated 319,200 safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses with the people of Yemen. This includes 319,200 J&J doses. Of the 319,200 vaccine doses, 100% were donated in partnership with COVAX.

The United States is committed to leading an international and coordinated effort to accelerate access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines to meet global needs. The United States is working with other governments and partners including COVAX, Caricom, and the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust (AVAT) to protect communities from COVID-19 and apply lessons from this pandemic to enhance health security now and in the future.

Learn more about our work Delivering Vaccines and on COVID-19 Recovery.

U.S. Relationship

U.S.-Yemen Relations

The U.S. maintained a diplomatic presence in Aden as early as the 1880s, but this was primarily for consular purposes relating to American citizen services. U.S. diplomatic representation in North Yemen began in 1959 with a consulate based in Ta’iz focused mainly on economic and humanitarian assistance, and in South Yemen in 1967. Military leaders in North Yemen launched
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U.S. Assistance to Yemen

The ongoing conflict exacerbated already high levels of need in Yemen, pushing the country into a humanitarian crisis. The UN estimates that more than 24 million people, or nearly 80% of the entire population, are in need of humanitarian assistance, more than any other single country today. The U.S. government has provided more than $630 million in humanitarian assistance to
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