Humanitarian Bulletin, Issue 01 – 8 March 2012

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 08 Mar 2012

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Measles is threatening to again become the main killer of children in Yemen. If the current outbreak is not effectively stopped now, it could cause the death of 5,000 children every year.

  • New movements of internally displaced persons fleeing renewed conflict are reported both in northern and southern Yemen.

  • A planning tool to be applied for needs assessment at the district level is developed and piloted by the nutrition cluster.

  • Funding against the 2012 Response Plan for Yemen is nearly 15 percent. Some sectors still stand at zero funding.

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