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11 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 731,071 Total number of refugees

  • 38,858 Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children

  • 49.7% Percentage of women and girls

  • 56.6% Percentage of Children

Population of concern-updated

A total of 733,071 of concern (As of 31 January 2015)

Funding

USD 280.0 million requested

UNHCR Presence

10 Feb 2016 description
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Highlights:

  • On 21 January, UNICEF’s Representative participated in an inter-agency UN mission led by the Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen. The mission visited the Taiz enclave and witnessed the extreme difficulties faced by people living in the three districts, due to limited access to basic services, goods and supplies.

  • Through local partners, UNICEF has been able to reach some of the most affected communities in Taiz city, however access continues to be challenging for humanitarian actors.

05 Feb 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

During the reporting period, there were a total of 168 new arrivals from Yemen recorded in Somalia: 53 individuals in Berbera, Somaliland, and 115 in Bossaso, Puntland. Out of this total number of new arrivals, 149 were registered by UNHCR in collaboration with local authorities and partners in the Berbera and Bossaso Reception Centers.

KEY FIGURES

30,728
Arrivals from Yemen since 27 March at the early onset of the crisis

02 Feb 2016 description

A total of USD 172.2 million* in financial requirements for the Yemen Situation, including USD 115.5 million in additional requirements, for the period January - December 2016:

  • USD 12.8 million for Djibouti
  • USD 10.4 million for Ethiopia
  • USD 18.3 million for Somalia
  • USD 1.4 million for Sudan
  • USD 126 million for Yemen
  • USD 3.2 million for Regional and global activities

  • This total includes support costs (7%).

01 Feb 2016 description

In this issue

Response reaches Yemenis in need P.1
Fiscal and economic crisis P.3
Access monitoring and reporting P.4
Reaching people in Taizz P.5

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 8.8 million people reached with humanitarian assistance in in 2015.

  • 106 Humanitarian partners delivering assistance in Yemen.

  • The Humanitarian Coordinator led a humanitarian mission to Taizz on 21 January.

Humanitarian response reaches millions

31 Jan 2016 description

The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Works has provided aid to more than 3,000 families in Al-Jawf Governorate in Yemen. The Center distributed over 6,000 food baskets and blankets and 500 tents.

28 Jan 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • WFP delivers emergency food assistance to communities in Al Houthi-besieged areas of Ta’izz city

  • High-level UN mission travels to Ibb and Ta’izz governorates, conducts assessment in besieged areas of the city of Ta’izz

  • UN indefinitely postpones Yemen peace negotiations

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

27 Jan 2016 description
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AVANT-PROPOS DU DIRECTEUR GÉNÉRAL DE L’UNICEF

Action humanitaire pour les enfants en 2016

Le nombre d’enfants pris au piège des crises humanitaires dans le monde est stupéfiant et donne à réfléchir. Près de 250 millions de garçons et de filles vivent dans des pays frappés par des conflits violents, qui durent souvent depuis longtemps.

25 Jan 2016 description
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Highlights

• Despite access constraints, UNICEF and its partners continue to reach some of the most complex, insecure and affected zones where communities are facing dire conditions, particularly in Taiz.

• In Taiz, mobile teams provided health and nutrition services for children and pregnant and lactating women; water-trucking reached displaced and host communities; and select families living in sieged areas received cash transfers.

25 Jan 2016 description

UK provides essential medical supplies, food assistance and thermal blankets as humanitarian crisis worsens

A new £10 million emergency support package will provide much needed help for Yemenis caught in one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world, International Development Secretary Justine Greening has announced.

23 Jan 2016 description
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AED 173 billion value of the UAE's foreign aid since its establishment covering 21 sectors

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AED 1.6 billion UAE aid to Yemen

In the framework of ongoing humanitarian development in Yemen, the United Arab Emirates played a pivotal role in responding to humanitarian crises on the ground in Yemen, thus becoming the second largest donor of humanitarian aid in Yemen globally, according to data released by the UN Financial Tracking Service (FTS).

21 Jan 2016 description
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Highlights

  • On 10 December, the Task Force on Population Movement (TFPM), led by UNHCR and IOM, validated in its 6th report that there are 2,509,062 internally displaced persons in Yemen.

  • UNHCR participated in a mission to Ibb from 14 to 31 December, which focused on developing the capacity of partners in Ibb, including trainings on needs assessment, vulnerability criteria, distribution methodologies and post distribution monitoring.

21 Jan 2016 description

Abu Dhabi – Jan. 21, 2016 Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, Head of the UAE Committee for Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, has reaffirmed that the current humanitarian crisis in Yemen poses a serious challenge to the international community, especially in light of the increasing numbers of affected individuals, as well as the widespread damage to infrastructure in many cities the war-struck country, as a result of attacks perpetrated by Houthis and rebel groups.

20 Jan 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • There were seven boat arrivals during the reporting period, three boats in Berbera Port, Somaliland, on 2, 7 and 16 January, and four boats in Bossaso Port, Puntland, on 2, 7, 11 and 17 January. A total of 358 individuals were recorded at the respective ports, 62 in Berbera Port and 296 individuals in Bossaso Port.

KEY FIGURES

30,560
Arrivals from Yemen since 27 March at the early onset of the crisis

4,360
Yemeni prima facie refugees registered in Somalia since 27 March

19 Jan 2016 description

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 19 January 2016: HE Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, Head of the UAE Committee for the Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, said that supporting the World Humanitarian Summit, to be held in 2016, proves the deep understanding of the urgent need to establish an international forum and importance of developing engaging dialogue for a better tomorrow, and to address recent violations of human rights that happened recently.

18 Jan 2016 description

The Humanitarian Pooled Fund (HPF) mobilises and channels resources to humanitarian partners to respond to the critical needs of millions of people affected by the devastating humanitarian crisis in Yemen. The Fund operates within the parameters of the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), with the objective to expand the delivery of humanitarian assistance in partnership with national and international NGOs.

18 Jan 2016 description

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – 18 January 2015: HE Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, Head of the UAE Committee for the Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, said that strengthening partnerships, the unification of the international community's efforts towards international development issues, as well as the effective response to different humanitarian crises, calls for supporting the abilities of active countries and international development and humanitarian organisations.

16 Jan 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 733,644 Total number of refugees

  • 39,273 Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children

  • 49.6% Percentage of women and girls

  • 57.4% Percentage of Children

Population of concern-updated

A total of 733,644 of concern
(As of 31December 2015)

Funding

USD 318.9 million requested

UNHCR Presence