Zinjibar is the capital of Abyan Governorate, located on the southern coast of Yemen, bordering Aden to the east. This city profile describes and analyses the situation in the city of Zinjibar 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.