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08 Dec 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Latest cessation of hostilities agreement has limited effect, lapses without renewal

  • UN releases 2017 Yemen HNO, identifies 18.8 million people in need of humanitarian assistance

  • RoYG reports 8,975 suspected cholera cases and 89 cholera-associated deaths; task force continues response efforts

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

18 Nov 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

 Al Houthi and KSA-led Coalition representatives agree to new cessation of hostilities, violence continues

 Health actors confirm 86 cholera cases, WHO cautions that number could increase

 Between 7 million and 10 million people experiencing at least Crisis levels of food insecurity

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

27 Oct 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 72-hour cessation of hostilities largely holds, but violence resumes as of October 22

  • Health actors confirm 31 cholera cases, including 3 deaths, according to WHO

  • Coalition airstrike on event hall kills more than 140 civilians, injures 500 others

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

12 Oct 2016 description

Protracted complex emergencies and natural disasters, including drought, earthquakes, floods, and wildfires, present significant challenges to vulnerable populations in Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia (EMCA). Between FY 2007 and FY 2016, USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) and USAID’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID/FFP) provided assistance in response to a range of disasters, including floods, wildfires, winter emergencies, and complex crises.

11 Oct 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Nearly 20 percent of all health facilities in Yemen are nonfunctional, according to WHO
  • International media report more than 330 deaths in Yemen since suspension of UN-led peace talks on August 6
  • An estimated 7–10 million people in Yemen experience challenges meeting basic food needs

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

23 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • ERC O’Brien highlights depth of humanitarian crisis in Yemen at UN General Assembly event

  • GoUK, UN, and OIC announce an additional $100 million to support relief activities in Yemen

  • Violence escalates; NGO suspends operations due to increased insecurity

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

02 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USG contributes an additional $189 million to support relief activities in Yemen

  • Sana’a International Airport remains closed to commercial flights

  • Food security worsens due to conflict-related disruptions to livelihoods

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

11 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN Special Envoy announces month-long pause in peace negotiations

  • USAID partner WFP provides food assistance in Al Qahira, previously unreachable due to insecurity

  • Relief organizations continue to report security concerns, particularly in Ta’izz

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • Peace negotiations resume in Kuwait following two-week consultation phase.
  • Fuel imports decrease in June, fulfill only 25 percent of monthly needs.
  • Relief organizations continue to report security concerns, particularly in Aden and Ta’izz.

Key Developments

  • UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed and Yemeni delegates resumed Kuwait-based peace negotiations on July 16; the resumption follows a consultative period between July 1 and 15 that allowed delegations to meet with respective leaders and the UN …
19 Jul 2016 description

INTRODUCTION

Since 2011, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has been working with partners to increase equitable access to education for learners living in conflict and crisis-affected environments (USAID Education Strategy,

February 2011 Goal 3). The following document provides an analysis of the indicators used in Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Plans (PMEPs) from 25 USAID Education projects1 implemented in 16 countries between 2007 and 2018.