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Yemen: Emergency Response Fund - March 2014

In March, the ERF allocated over $2.1 million to seven projects that will help people meet their critical needs in water and sanitation, health, nutrition and protection in Yemen.

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Yemen: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of 28 February 2014)

SITUATION OVERVIEW

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Yemen Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 25 | 06 March – 04 April

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Serious rights violations have been reported in Al Dhale'e during recent conflict.

  • A temporary truce is holding in Amran as tensions persist.

  • Land and water security account for many conflicts in Yemen.

  • The number of new migrant arrivals in Yemen rose slightly in February.

  • Food security has reportedly deteriorated markedly in Abyan, Lahj, Hajjah and Al Dhale'e governorates.

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Yemen Situation Report 15 March-01 April 2014 [EN/AR]

HIGHLIGHTS

· In April, WFP plans to reach around one million beneficiaries.

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CERF Quarterly Update - January - March 2014

The largest allocations were provided to address critical needs in CAR and South Sudan. The donor community has contributed $220.7 million to CERF so far for 2014, one of the largest amounts since its launch in 2006.

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Kuwait Fund provides Yemen USD 21m grant for electricity distribution

WAM SANAA, 27th March, 2014 (WAM) -- The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, KFAED, has initialled an agreement, whereby the fund will provide Yemen with a grant worth USD 21 million aimed at improving road and electricity network distribution developments in Aden.

According to the Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, the project is aimed at solving the country's heavy dependency on current electricity generator plants by building two more substations in the city of Aden, which has vibrant residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

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Japanese Government supports UNICEF’s programmes in Yemen

SANA’A, Yemen, 20 March 2014 – The Government of Japan has announced significant new funding to support UNICEF’s programmes for women and children in Yemen.

This is the third year that the Government of Japan has contributed to UNICEF's humanitarian efforts in support of children and women affected by the ongoing conflicts across the country.

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Yemen Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 24 | 08 February – 05 March 2014

Crop damages and losses will increase the vulnerability of 2.8 million people in Hajjah, Al Hudaydah and Taizz Governorates. Locust control activities face a funding gap of $465,000.

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Yemen: Emergency Response Fund - February 2014

ERF Yemen funded three international and one national NGOs to implement five projects worth US$ 1,514,950 across health, Emergency Shelter and Non-Food Items (ES and NFIs), Coordination /Support Services and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Clusters. ACTED was funded to establish a Common Needs Assessment Platform (CNAP) to support joint humanitarian planning in the country.

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Yemen Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #2 Fiscal Year (FY) 2014

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

  • On February 17, the U.N. launched the 2014 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (YHRP), a $592 million appeal outlining response activities to assist approximately 7.6 million people, out of the estimated 14.7 million Yemenis in need of humanitarian assistance.

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Major Donation From Japan Helps Feed Millions Of Hungry People In 26 Countries

YOKOHAMA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) this month welcomed a US$88.3 million contribution from the Government of Japan. The donation will enable WFP to provide urgently-needed food and nutrition assistance to the most vulnerable people in 26 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, in addition to supporting special humanitarian logistics operations in four of those countries.

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Russia delivers food aid to Yemen

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Yemen Times

SANA’A, Feb. 19—A Russian aircraft loaded with 30 tons of food aid landed in Sana’a on Wednesday, according to the state-run Saba news agency. The Russian ambassador in Sana’a told Saba that this aid is just the first phase of more humanitarian aid Russia will provide throughout 2014 to support peace and stability in Yemen as well as the outcomes of the National Dialogue Conference.

The cargo includes wheat, sugar, rice and other food items as well as two electrical power generators.

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2014 Action humanitaire de l’UNICEF pour les enfants - Vue d’ensemble

L'UNICEF demande 2,2 milliards de dollars É.-U. pour aider 59 millions d'enfants en situation d'urgence

Le plus important appel d’urgence jamais lancé. Près de 40 pour cent à destination de la Syrie et la région

GENÈVE, 21 février 2014 – L’UNICEF a demandé aujourd'hui près de 2,2 milliards de dollars É.-U. pour apporter une aide humanitaire vitale à 85 millions de personnes, dont 59 millions d'enfants, en 2014. Ces personnes vivent dans 50 pays en conflit ou frappés par des catastrophes naturelles et autres situations d'urgence complexes.

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Acción Humanitaria para la Infancia 2014 Resumen

59 millones de niños viven en situaciones de emergencia en 50 países

UNICEF necesita 2.200 millones de dólares para ayudar a estos niños y sus familias. Es su mayor llamamiento de emergencia de la historia y casi un 40% responde a las necesidades de Siria y la región

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Somalia: Humanitarian Snapshot, January 2014 | Issued on 19 February 2014

FOOD SECURITY

Compared to six months ago, the number of people projected to be in ‘crisis and emergency’ conditions over the next six months has slightly reduced to 857,000 from 870,000.

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Yemen: Southern and Eastern Humanitarian Snapshot (January 2014)

The southern and eastern governorates include Aden, Abyan, Lahj, Al Dhale’e, Shabwah, Hadramaut and Al Maharah. The estimated population of these governorates is 4.9 million people, or around 19% of Yemen's total population. In 2013, the Yemeni President declared Socotra a new governorate and this decision may become effective during 2014. Despite significant steps forward, the overall political situation in these governorates remains unpredictable and has the potential to impact adversely on the humanitarian situation.

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Yemen: Humanitarian Dashboard (as of 31 January 2014)

Situation Overview

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French Government joins nations supporting elections in Yemen

Sana’a, Sunday 9 February 2014, signaling greater international cooperation for the transitional period and the electoral processes that are its backbone, the United Nations Development Programme and the French Government on Sunday formally signed an agreement that would contribute some US$ 406,620 to Yemen’s new voter registry.

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Yemen: Emergency Response Fund - January 2014

The ERF allocated $488,729 to two projects in the health and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sectors. The projects are implemented by Islamic Relief Yemen and Al Amal Community Social Welfare in Sa’ada Governorate. The health project targets 22,500 vulnerable IDPs, host community and returnees with health services and rehabilitation of water points support. The nutrition project aims to strengthen outpatient therapeutic programme and stabilisation centres.

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