The National Foundation for Development and Humanitarian Response (NFDHR) is a local non for profit and non-governmental organization that was established in June 2012 to enhance the community participation in service provision, advocate and monitor policies, encourage women and youth participation at local and national levels, and build resilience of societies affected by natural crises or armed conflicts.

Aims at:
  1. Promoting community awareness about the importance of investing in education and health, building the capacity of youth and women to enhance their roles and opportunities to participate in the development process, enhancing decision-making, and activating the role of humanitarian response.
  2. Contributing to the efforts and actions aimed eliminating social and law obstacles, which limit women's access to decision-making positions concerning political and economic matters.
  3. Raising participation level of Yemeni communities affected by armed conflicts in the relief process and contributing to the provision of basic services; conflict resolution and advocacy for adopting a culture of peace and rejecting a culture of hatred, violence and war.
  4. Contributing to improving the quality of information that ensures precise indicators on development issues and humanitarian response to be used in planning, evaluation, and measuring the impact of sustainable development programs.
A world where everyone enjoys stable and sustainable living.
To empower individuals and communities to have equal access to basic needs and rights.

Our commitment to Safeguarding

At NFDHR we are committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and adults at risk. We will do everything possible to ensure that only those who are suitable to work with children and vulnerable adults are recruited to work for us.

Our Values

NFDHR believes in the following values and is committed to them throughout its program design and implementation:


Because we work in hard-to-reach areas, we dedicate our time and skills beyond hopes mainly to benefit the life of the most vulnerable.


We consider feedback as a learning opportunity to enhance our decision-making for greater impact.


We take responsibility for our actions and aim to promote quality, transparency, integrity, creativity, and equal opportunities at all levels of our work.


We aim to work effectively with people from all walks of life, treat all people with dignity and respect.


We are an independent organization designing and implementing our intervention without any political, racial, religious, or ideological pressure.


We set high, results-based goals and ensure all of our staff have the capacities and remain inspired to make these goals a reality for positive change in peoples’ lives.