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Yemen: Emergency Response Fund - June 2014

In June 2014, the Yemen ERF allocated US$ 2,669,555 to eight new projects. These projects aim to address needs of school children, IDPs, returnees, and host communities, with emergency shelter and non-food items, health, water and sanitation, education, and protection services. The projects targeted people affected by recent conflicts in the governorates of Sa’ada, Hajjah, Abyan, and Al Dhale’e. A total of 23 projects worth US$ 7,277,894 have been approved for funding by the ERF from January to June 2014.

June Update

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Yemen: Amran conflict Situation Report No. 7 (as of 23 July 2014)

A measles outbreak has been reported in Arhab District (Sana’a Governorate), adjacent to Amran. Humanitarian partners are meeting this week to discuss response and containment strategies.

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Yemen: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of June 2014)

SUMMARY

The Humanitarian Dashboard measures progress against top-level targets and briefly summarizes major needs and response during the month. In Yemen, partners estimate that 14.7 million people – over half the population – need some form of humanitarian aid in 2014.This year’s Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (YHRP) seeks US$592 million to assist 7.6 million of the most vulnerable.Cluster Coordinators are available to provide details on cluster activities.

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Yemen: Amran conflict Situation Report No. 6 (as of 16 July 2014)

Highlights

  • Fighting in Amran and neighbouring areas of Sana’a Governorate has stopped, and the situation is reportedly calm. Humanitarian partners are ready to return to Amran as soon as access permits; a smaller-scale response is under way for IDPs living in Sana’a.

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Yemen - 2014 YHRP Funding (as of 13 Jul 2014))

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Yemen: Amran conflict Situation Report No. 5 (as of 9 July 2014)

The fighting in recent days has been reported as the most violent so far, affecting humanitarian and government compounds, schools and hospitals, as well as religious buildings, infrastructure and private homes.

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Statement by Johannes Van Der Klaauw, Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen

There are reports of more than 200 civilians, including women and children, having been killed, and thousands of people are reportedly trapped inside the conflict zone.

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Yemen Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 28 | 6 June – 9 July 2014

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Ongoing conflict in Amran has displaced thousands of families in recent weeks.

  • Several districts in the south are inaccessible to humanitarian workers due to insecurity.

  • About 43 per cent of children under age 5 are underweight, with 19 per cent severely underweight.

  • Maternal mortality in Yemen has dropped by 60 per cent since 2003.

  • 59 migrants from the Horn of Africa were rescued from human traffickers in June.

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ROMENA: Regional Humanitarian Funding Update (30 June 2014) [EN/AR]

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SITUATION OVERVIEW

Strategic Response Plans in the MENA region received US$ 1.216 billion, the largest recipient was Syria, with US$ 593 million, followed by Afghanistan with US$ 241 million. In total, the appeals and SRPs are 30.6% funded with a 69.4% shortfall.

The Syrian Humanitarian Response Plan (SHARP) and the Regional Response Plan for Syrian Refugees (RRP) jointly requested US$ 6.5 billion. The total amount received is US$ 1.9 billion (30%), which leaves a total shortfall of US$ 4.6 billion (70%).

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Yemen - 2014 YHRP Funding (as of 02 Jul 2014)

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Concerted international efforts needed to avert crisis in Somalia and Yemen, say UN Emergency Directors [EN/AR]

The Emergency Director of UNICEF said that in both countries, the humanitarian community was "working courageously on two tracks - immediate response, and resilience building" despite dangerously low funding levels.

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Yemen - 2014 YHRP Funding (as of 01 Jul 2014)

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Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan: Humanitarian Snapshot (as of 30 June 2014) [EN/AR]

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Yemen: Humanitarian Snapshot (June 2014)

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United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund 2013 Annual Report

In 2013, CERF enabled the UN and NGOs to respond to crises in 45 countries, including high-level emergencies in the Central African Republic, South Sudan and Syria.

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Yemen: 3W Humanitarian Presence in the Central Region (as of 31 March 2014)

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Humanitarian Coordinator calls for full humanitarian access in Amran Governorate

Continuing conflict in Amran has worsened the plight of thousands of civilians, but efforts to scale-up humanitarian operations have been constrained by widespread insecurity.

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Yemen: 3W Humanitarian Presence in the Southern Region (as of 31 March 2014)

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Yemen: 3W Humanitarian Presence in the Northern Region (as of 31 March 2014)

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Yemen: 3W Humanitarian Presence - Education Cluster (as of 31 March 2014)

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