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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


  • 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


23 Sep 2016 description


  • 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


02 Sep 2016 description


  • 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


11 Aug 2016 description


  • 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


21 Jul 2016 description


  • 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


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.

01 Jul 2016 description


  • Food insecurity likely to worsen through December without improved humanitarian access

  • Peace negotiation participants agree on guiding principles, commence two-week consultation phase

  • Violations of CoH agreement continue to occur in Ta’izz and other governorates


10 Jun 2016 description


  • Reduced imports and increased prices constrain access to food and fuel

  • The UN condemns violence against civilians in the city of Ta’izz

  • Peace negotiations continue in Kuwait; cessation of hostilities remains in effect


19 May 2016 description


  • UNVIM officially launches, begins inspecting and clearing commercial shipments to Yemeni ports

  • WFP distributes food to Al Jawf and Ad Dali’ governorates, previously unreachable due to insecurity

  • UN highlights deteriorating humanitarian conditions in Yemen, appeals for additional resources