- OCHA Yemen Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 12 | As of 31 May 2016
- Yemen Crisis: IOM Regional Response - Situation Report, 1 - 31 May 2016
- Yemen: Humanitarian Snapshot - Overview of Population Movement (as of May 2016)
Appeals & Funding
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2016
- Emergency Response Fund (ERF) in 2016 PDF XLS
SANA’A – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of €15 million (approximately US$16.9 million) from the Federal Republic of Germany to help WFP treat and prevent moderate malnutrition among more than 660,000 children under five, and pregnant and nursing mothers.
June 28th, 2016 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) mission in Yemen has continued its efforts to support the medical sector in the war-torn country, by initiating the 2nd phase of supplying hospitals with medications and medical consumables as well as dispatching mobile clinics over three days in four Yemeni governorates, at a cost of $272,777 (QR 992,355).
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.
21.2 million (82 percent of population) in need of humanitarian assistance (2016 Yemen Humanitarian Needs Overview)
14.1 million food insecure (June 2016 Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis)
of which 7 million severely food insecure (June 2016 IPC)
2.8 million internally displaced and returnees (HCT Task Force on Population Movement, 9th Report, May 2016)
49,797 refugee and migrant arrivals in Yemen from the Horn of Africa in Jan-May 2016 (Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat/UNHCR)
Facts & Figures
65 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide:
21.3 million refugees,
40.8 million internally displaced - 1.8 million seeking asylum.
Largest sources of refugees: Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, South Sudan , Sudan, and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The number of forcibly displaced people (refugees and internally displaced people) has continued to rise alarmingly in 2015 and 2016, calling for increased humanitarian assistance worldwide.
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
RRP requirements: $94,130,731
Funding received: $18,264,434
% funded: 19%
*The funding level refers only to funding received against the Inter-Agency Appeal 2016
Enhanced global efforts to empower women and promote gender equality worldwide
ABU DHABI, 12th June, 2016 (WAM) -- The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation is continuing the provision of aid to Yemen's Socotra Island through the launch of its air bridge project consisting of 12 humanitarian aid planes carrying 400 tonnes of Ramadan food supplies.
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
Aden, 9 June 2016 – UNDP and the Government of Japan launch the support to the local authorities to remove debris and rubble from Aden City.
Peace talks that began on 21 April 2016 in Kuwait resumed on 22 May 2016; they have been suspended three times, in part due to ceasefire violations, and the failure to agree on principles and frameworks for the talks. Airstrikes continue in Aden, Amran, Lahj, Hajjah, Marib, Sana’a and Taizz governorates, and fighting is reported in Abyan, Hadhramaut, Al Jawf, Lahj, Marib, Sana’a, Shabwah and Taizz. The ongoing clashes, electricity blackouts (in Aden and several southern governorates).
• Peace talks between warring parties in Yemen continue in Kuwait. The agreed cessation of hostilities appeared to result in a reduction in the number of events, but hostilities were still reported on several governorates affecting supply transportation and resulting in civilian casualties particularly in Aden and Taiz.
THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,
Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,
Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1257/96 of 20 June 1996 concerning humanitarian aid1 , and in particular Article 2, Article 4 and Article 15(2) and (3) thereof,
Having regard to Council Decision 2013/755/EU of 25 November 2013 on the association of the overseas countries and territories with the European Union2 , and in particular Article 79 thereof,
Ist June 2016
Thousands of malnourished mothers and babies in Yemen will benefit from essential health services thanks to funding from the British Red Cross and the Jersey Overseas Aid Commission.
Nutritious food will also be provided by the government ministry of health and Unicef.
This new grant will pay for a reproductive health unit to open at a health centre in Hajjah, one of Yemen’s poorest regions. The Red Cross has supported the centre since December 2015.
90 Percentage of Syrians living under the poverty line in Jordan
15,000 Number of Syrians submitted by UNHCR to the U.S for fast-tracked resettlement in 2016
200 Percentage increase of vulnerable Syrians admitted to Jordanian territory from March to April
US $ 27 million Provided so far this year in UNHCR cash assistance to Jordan’s most vulnerable refugees
WORKING WITH PARTNERS
Minister Flanagan condemns cowardly attacks on hospitals and medical facilities in Syria
Minister of State McHugh stresses the importance of investing in Syria’s youth
In Yemen, 80% of the population is in need of humanitarian assistance
The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, and the Minister of State for the Diaspora and Overseas Development Aid, Joe McHugh, TD, today announced €3 million in Irish Aid humanitarian funding, in response to the tragic crisis in Syria.