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Qabool Al-Absi is the chairperson of the Qarar Foundation for Media and Sustainable Development, a Taiz-based organization that works to strengthen the role of Yemeni media.

She is a founding member of Wojood Community, an initiative to assist Yemeni refugees in Egypt and also a member of the Lamar International initative, Voices of Peace and Feminist Solidarity.

Qabool is a participant in the Yemen Peace Forum.

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The Struggle Far From Home: Yemeni Refugees in Cairo

December 18, 2020
Since 2015, the devastating conflict in Yemen has created a debilitating economic and humanitarian crisis and displaced millions of Yemenis. While the vast majority of displaced Yemenis remain within Yemen — around 3.65 million[1] — Yemenis who do seek safety abroad most often flee to countries across the Arab world, including Egypt, Sudan, Djibo…