Taiz city, located near the port city of Al Makha on the Red Sea, is the Capital of Ta’iz Governorate. It is the third most populated city in Yemen after Aden and Sana’a. This City Profile (CP) examines Ta’iz city, which includes the districts of Al Mudhaffar, Al Qahirah and Salah. The CP further analyzes and describes the situation in the city of Ta’iz across a variety of sectors. It addresses key themes and findings made prominent by the impact of the ongoing conflict, its toll on the city’s population, and ability of institutions to provide basic services.
Each section paints a picture of the prevailing situation and the needs of the city’s residents through triangulation of different data types and sets, including secondary data analysis which draws on available publications and media reports, remote sensing, and structured interviews with community leaders and sector experts. The aim of this profile is to provide partners with the widest possible canvas of relevant information, assisting them in their operating programming and strategic policy development.