Timeline: Yemen's horrible year

2015 was a disastrous year for Yemen. Already the Arabian Peninsula's poorest country, the rise of the Houthi insurgency and Saudi Arabian-led airstrikes intended to oust them from power led to a full-blown humanitarian disaster. And then in November, coastal regions were hit by the most powerful storm in decades, causing displacement and flooding.

Here's a look back at Yemen's awful year, with links to our coverage of the unfolding crisis, especially its impact on civilians: see the timeline