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28 Jun 2016 description

In light of the World Humanitarian Summit and the commitments made to affected people across the world, we share with you the responsibilities that the humanitarian community commit to uphold in Yemen.

28 Jun 2016 description

CERF RELEASES ITS 2015 ANNUAL REPORT

In 2015, CERF allocated nearly US$470 million in humanitarian assistance for helping front line partners on the ground kick-start or reinforces emergency activities in 45 countries. CERF raised $409 million with the support from 59 member states.

15 Jun 2016 description
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In the absence of a political solution, the humanitarian situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate. In search of safety and livelihoods, over 2.8 million people continue to be on the move in Yemen. With their safety nets depleted, as savings dwindle and remittances from abroad dry up, more people are moving to makeshift and spontaneous settlements and are turning to negative coping strategies for survival. This includes increased child labour and early marriage. The added stresses on host communities are also increasing as the economy collapses.

14 Jun 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Protection of civilians remains a concern

  • Erosion of the health system and deteriorating food insecurity

  • 3.6 m people reached by direct assistance by end of April

  • Refugees continue to arrive in Yemen

Total population 26 m

# of people targeted by assistance 13.6 m

# of people targeted by health care assistance 10.6 m

# of people targeted by food assistance 8.9 m

# of people displaced 2.8 m

# of deaths (WHO) 6,494

10 Jun 2016 description

Localized violence, armed clashes and air strikes have created shocking levels of destruction and suffering in Aslam District in Hajjah Governorate, northern Yemen. Like many other governorates in Yemen, Hajjah has experienced escalated conflict since March 2015. This has pushed the country into having the highest number of new IDPs worldwide.

07 Jun 2016 description

KEY STATISTICS – DISPLACEMENT AND RETURN

CONFLICT RELATED: The 9th report affirms a population of concern, in connection with the ongoing conflict, of 2,818,072 individuals. This is composed of 2,053,093 IDPs who remain in a situation of displacement across 21 governorates, mainly in Taizz, Hajjah, Sana’a, and 764,979 IDPs who have been tracked as having returned to or within 19 governorates, mainly in Aden, Amanat Al Asimah and Lahj.

01 Jun 2016 description
  • As of 30 May 2016, financial requirements of UN-coordinated Humanitarian Response Plans, Flash Appeals and Regional Refugee Plans as reflected in the Global Humanitarian Overview (GHO) amount to an unprecedented US$20.8 billion and are expected to rise. These appeals are currently funded at $4.8 billion, or 23 per cent. $16 billion in financial requirements remain unmet. Overall, humanitarian operations in 2016 are funded at almost $9.2 billion.

31 May 2016 description
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Situation Overview

Continued conflict and import restrictions have all but destroyed the economy and social fabric in Yemen. As of the end of April 2016, over 6,400 people have been killed and 30,000 injured since the escalation of violence in March 2015. Almost 2.8 million people have moved from their homes in search of safety and security. Social services are waning as a result of violence, lack of personnel, lack of fuel, supplies, and equipment. The economy is collapsing due to a lack of exports and currency devaluation.