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02 May 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

3,197,543
People affected by the conflict (in Yemen and adjacent countries), including refugees and internally displaced persons prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

2,755,916
Persons internally displaced prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

173,753
Arrivals to Djibouti, Ethiopia Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, and Sudan mainly by sea or overland since late March 2015.

02 May 2016 description

Executive Summary

  • The Yemen HPF supported the strategic priorities identified in the 2015 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), and helped strengthen the humanitarian architecture, coordination mechanisms and programme cycle management of the humanitarian response. Some US$54 million were channelled to partners or committed in support of life-saving assistance to 3.4 million people affected by conflict.

29 Apr 2016 description

In this issue

  • Implementing the Agenda for Humanity P.1

  • IGAD-SADC and conflict prevention P.2

  • The Great Lakes Pact and Rule of Law P.3

  • Domesticating the Kampala Convention P.4

  • Burundi Humanitarian Hotline installed P.6

  • Launch of Humanitarian-Private Sector Platforms P.6

  • HoA Initiative: Financing Humanity P 7

KEY FIGURES

# of IDPs 11 m

# of refugees 3.4 m

28 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Yemen peace talks commence in Kuwait on April 21 following a threeday delay

  • Parties to the conflict largely maintain a cessation of hostilities, which began on April 10

  • Response agencies address humanitarian needs following midApril floods in seven governorates

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

28 Apr 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

32,063 Arrivals fromYemen since 27 March at the early onset of the crisis

5,785 Yemenis registered in Somalia since 27 March (including Somalis with dual Yemeni-Somali citizenship)

20,062 Arrivals registered at Reception Centers in Berbera, Bossaso and Mogadishu since 27 March

52% Registered arrivals expressing intention to return to Mogadishu 9,975 Somali returnees provided with onward transportation assistance since27March

HIGHLIGHTS

28 Apr 2016 description
report Kuwait News Agency

KUWAIT, April 27 (KUNA) -- Minister of Justice, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Yacoub Al-Sanea stressed Kuwait's keenness on backing humanitarian issues and aiding needy people regardless of their race, religion or sex across the world.

The minister made the statement in a speech while inaugurating the 15th meeting of General Assembly of International Islamic Charitable Organization (IICO) on Wednesday.

27 Apr 2016 description
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KEY FIGURES

2,755,916 Internally displace persons

267,874 Registered refugees as of 31 March

11,628 Registered asylum seekers as of 31 March

28,717 New arrivals to Yemen since the beginning of 2016

OPERATIONAL CONTEXT

Yemen is a historic transit hub for mixed migratory movements of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants from the Horn of Africa to the Arabian Peninsula and beyond.

27 Apr 2016 description

CONTEXT AND NEEDS

Overall

Yemen is considered as a transit and destination country for migrants and refugees due to its long coastline and proximity to the Horn of Africa. Yemen is a signatory to the 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol, and has granted prima facie refugee status to Somalis arriving in the country since the outbreak of hostilities in Somalia. UNHCR undertakes RSD for all other nationalities except for Syrians, who are granted status under a temporary protection scheme.

27 Apr 2016 description

27 April 2016 -- In a country facing ongoing conflict, safe blood transfusions are a life-saving necessity. They are used to treat those suffering from gunshot wounds and conflict-related injuries, but also children suffering from anaemia due to malnutrition often worsened by malaria, survivors of road traffic accidents and mothers who experience excessive blood loss during childbirth are bleeding severely.

25 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • The protracted relief and recovery operation (PRRO) requires new contributions urgently to avert possible pipeline breaks. WFP has prioritized general distributions and nutrition interventions for the refugees, to stretch available food stocks.

  • For the school feeding programme under the development operation, new contributions are required soon for WFP to deliver food before the beginning of the new school year, which starts in September.

19 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

75
Percentage of Syrians who are highly or severely shelter vulnerable

80
Percentage of Syrians using crisis or emergency coping strategies

90
Percentage of Syrians registered with UNHCR living in poverty

US $ 27 million
Provided so far this year in UNHCR cash assistance to Jordan’s most vulnerable refugees

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

18 Apr 2016 description

Highlights During the reporting period, a total of 98 individuals arrived in Somalia through the ports of Berbera, in Somaliland (19 persons), and Bossaso (55 persons) and Caluula (24 persons) in Puntland. Out of this total, 60 individuals were registered by UNHCR in collaboration with local authorities and partners in the Berbera and Bossaso Reception Centres.

14 Apr 2016 description

Vienna, Austria, April 14, 2016. The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has approved an emergency assistance grant to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to support its ongoing humanitarian operations in Yemen.

12 Apr 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

2,871,050
People affected by the conflict (in Yemen and adjacent countries), including refugees and internally displaced persons prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

2,430,178
Persons internally displaced prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

173,197
Arrivals to Djibouti, Ethiopia Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, and Sudan mainly by sea or overland since late March 2015.

07 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund
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Highlights

• One year after the internationalization of the conflict in Yemen, on 26 March 2015, Yemen continues to be pushed to the brink with children paying the highest price. Almost 10 million children are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. Despite violence, access restrictions and funding shortages, UNICEF continues to deliver integrated response across the country.

07 Apr 2016 description
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Sana’a, 07 April 2016 – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has welcomed a contribution of US$ 3.5 million from the Government of Japan towards its activities supporting refugees, asylum seekers and internally displaced persons in Yemen.