The Sa'adah Governorate, located in the
northern part of Yemen, bordering Saudi Arabia, comprises 15 districts
with a population of nearly 700,000 people. The capital of Sa'adah is located
240 km from the country's capital, Sana'a.
The Governorate of Sa'adah is currently
a host to an estimated 77,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees
and conflict affected people.
UNHCR, together with other UN agencies,
international and national NGOs and in cooperation with the Government
authorities, are providing protection and emergency assistance to the displaced