- OCHA: Yemen Humanitarian Bulletin No 3 - 29 Sep 2015
- UNICEF Yemen Crisis Situation Report 16-22 Sep 2015
- ECHO Factsheet – Yemen – September 2015)
Appeals & Funding
- Emergency Response Fund (ERF) in 2015 PDF XLS
- Humanitarian Response Plan - 2015 Revision (Jun 2015)
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2015 (Revised)
16e, 17e & 18e séances plénières , matin, après-midi & soir
COUVERTURE DES RÉUNIONS
16th, 17th & 18th Meetings (AM, PM & Night)
The United Nations, notwithstanding its inadequacies and failures, was an indispensable “family of nations” that had nurtured countries in search of equality, peace and prosperity, the General Assembly heard today as it continued its annual debate.
• The number of deaths and injuries caused by explosive weapons in Yemen is the world’s highest.
• Imports of food increased, but no commercial fuel entered Yemen in September.
• New funding received from Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom and United States.
No. of deaths 5,248
No. of injuries 26,191
No. of IDPs 1.4 m
Affected population 21.1 m
People targeted 11.7 m
In September, the Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) released an additional US$15 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support life-saving assistance for millions of people affected by the devastating humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
The Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (YHRP) is 44% per cent funded, with US$699 million in contributions made against the $1.6 billion in requirements for the year. An additional $369 million has been contributed to humanitarian programmes outside the appeal and mainly by regional partners. The outstanding pledges for the YHRP amount to $54 million that remains unpaid and $96 million is pledged outside the appeal.
International Development Secretary sets out £20 million package of emergency UK support and calls on other countries to also step up.
The lack of international action on the crisis in Yemen shows worrying parallels with the delayed response to the famine in Somalia that killed more than a quarter of a million people, Justine Greening warned today.
During the reporting period, a total of seven boats carrying 146 individuals arrived in Somalia from Yemen to Berbera, Somaliland (31 persons) and Bossaso, Puntland (115 persons). Out of them, 120 individuals were registered by UNHCR in collaboration with local authorities and partners in Berbera and Bossaso Reception Centers.
UNICEF, in collaboration with WHO and GAVI, is carrying out an integrated health and nutrition campaign through which over 80,000 children were screened for malnutrition in Hodeidah, Hajjah, Taiz, Ibb, Amran, Sana’a, Al Bayda and Marib over the last week.
A survey completed recently in Hajjah lowlands and mountains showed a Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) prevalence of 20.9 per cent and 9.9 per cent with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) levels of 3.8 per cent and 0.8 per cent in lowlands and mountains respectively.
Calls on all factions to allow access to aid for all those across Yemen most in need
(New York 23 September 2015) The Emergency Relief Coordinator and United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Stephen O’Brien, thanked the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre for its significant contribution to the underfunded humanitarian appeal for Yemen.
“The King Salman Center is providing $244 million pledged to nine United Nations entities working to alleviate the suffering of millions of people in Yemen,” said Mr. O’Brien.
UNICEF, WHO and GAVI launched an integrated health and nutrition campaign across all 22 governorates in Yemen targeting over 1.5 million children under the age of 5 with vaccination, nutrition services, deworming, antenatal care services, postnatal care services, vitamin A supplementation and provision of micronutrient supplements. A total of 2,080 mobile teams with over 7,200 health workers and supervisors are involved in the campaign.
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Yemen announced on Sep.11 that the Korean Government will provide financial assistance of USD 500,000 to the Yemeni people through the World Food Program (WFP). This is to help relieve the severe humanitarian situation facing the Yemeni people, in particular to assist those people who are in desperate need of food assistance.
The USG announces more than $89 million in additional USG funding for the Yemen crisis
Intensified airstrikes and ground fighting continues to hinder aid access and degrade an already dire humanitarian situation
USAID/FFP-provided wheat arrives in Yemen despite access constraints
ROME – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution from Norway worth a total of NOK 130 million to support vulnerable people in countries where the need for WFP’s food assistance is most desperate; Syria and neighbouring countries, Yemen and South Sudan.
During the reporting period, a total of six boats carrying 59 individuals arrived in Somalia from Yemen to Berbera and another remote location in Somaliland (25 persons) and Bossaso, Puntland (34 persons). Out of them, 42 individuals (17 in Bossaso and 25 in Berbera) were registered by UNHCR in collaboration with local authorities and partners in Berbera and Bossaso Reception Centers.
SANA'A, 17th September, 2015 (WAM)--Specialist Al-Jumhuriayah Hospital was reopened in Aden on Wednesday, with the support and presence of the specialist UAE team, in the Khormaksar district of Aden governorate, after its closure since 27th April when the Houthi militia and Saleh group occupied the city.
Dr. Khedir Lesour, head of the Public Health and Population office in Aden, thanked the coalition member states, especially the UAE for repairing the hospital, whose contents had been damaged by the rebels.
Through the Directorate for Development Cooperation, Italy has earmarked another million euro for efforts going into support for refugees from Yemen in Somalia. The agreement was signed in Nairobi by Ambassador of Italy Fabrizio Marcelli and UNHCR representative in that East African country Bushra Halepota in the presence of Somali National Commissioner for refugees and internally displaced persons Ahmed Nur, Somali Ambassador to Kenya Jamal Mohamed Hassan and Somalia’s special envoy for the rights of children and refugees Mariam Yassin Hagi Yussuf.
Belgium’s USD 1 million contribution to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) emergency programme in Yemen will help more than 21 600 farming families preserve their livelihoods amidst the ongoing conflict.
The Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (YHRP) is 38 per cent funded, with US$601.4 million in contributions made against the $1.6 billion in requirements for the year. An additional $320.4 million has been contributed to humanitarian programmes outside the appeal and mainly by regional partners. The outstanding pledges for the YHRP amount to $56.7 million that remains unpaid and $96 million is pledged outside the appeal.
The United States today announced over $89 million in new humanitarian aid to help people affected by the ongoing conflict in Yemen, where escalating violence has left 80 percent of the country’s population in need of urgent aid. This new funding will provide emergency food assistance, safe drinking water, improved sanitation, emergency shelter, life-saving medical care, nutrition services, and protection for vulnerable populations. It includes nearly $32 million in food assistance. This latest commitment brings the total U.S.