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Yemen: Protection of internally displaced persons with disabilities in Yemen

, Index number: MDE 31/1822/2020

An estimated 3.65 million people have been displaced within Yemen as a result of the conflict since March 2015, the vast majority of them for more than one year. Amnesty International has documented the experience of displaced civilians in Yemen and how persons with disabilities have been disproportionately impacted. In the report, Excluded: Living with disabilities in Yemen’s armed conflict, the organization examined the situation of 31 persons with disabilities who had been displaced to the southern governorates of Aden, Lahj and Abyan.

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