Sarah Vuylsteke worked as the Access Coordinator for the United Nations World Food Programme in Yemen from February to December in 2019. In this position, she traveled throughout the country, interacting with representatives from all sides of the conflict trying to facilitate aid delivery. Since 2015, she has worked for the United Nations and other international organizations in South Sudan, Yemen, the Central African Republic and Cameroon, and she is presently a field coordinator with Médecins Sans Frontières. Prior to 2015, Vuylsteke worked on human rights and conservation issues in Uganda, Sierra Leone and Liberia. She has an LLM in Public International Law from the University of Amsterdam, and has authored and co-authored articles and reports for various agencies on political, economic and humanitarian issues.
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Table of contents
- Executive Summary
- Challenging the Narratives: Is Yemen Really the Worst Humanitarian Crisis in the World?
- The Myth of Data in Yemen A Data Case Study: Famine in Yemen
- To Stay and Deliver: Security
- To Stay and Deliver: Sustainable Access and Redlines A Centralized Response is a Slow, Ineffective Response
- A Principled Response: Neutrality and Politics Monitoring: Accountability Falters When Oversight is Outsourced
- Rethinking the System: Is Humanitarian Aid What Yemen Needs Most?