Emergency Response Fund – Yemen, Quarterly Update-October to December 2013

HIGHLIGHTS

Resurgence of armed tribal clashes since August 2013 has displaced thousands of civilians in the north.

Some 35,000 migrant Yemenis workers returned from Saudi Arabia in December 2013, averaging 1,000 – 15,00 people returning daily.

The ERF funded 12 projects during the fourth quarter of 2013 for a total amount of $3,748,878 million allocated to the Health, WASH, Protection, Food Security, Logistic WASH and Early Recovery Sectors.

The Fund received contributions of $1,044,776 from the United Kingdom/DFID and $1,643,115 from Norway. Denmark pledged a further $1,849,797 in December 2013.

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