Humanitarian Bulletin Yemen, Issue 03 – 8 May 2012

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

HIGHLIGHTS:

· 967,000 children under the age of five are estimated to suffer from acute malnutrition, with 267,000 children at risk of dying without proper nutrition interventions.

· A huge outbreak of measles is now under control, reports WHO.

· 13 children were killed and another 12 injured by land mines or unexploded ordnances (UXOs) in the first three months of 2012.

· UN Deputy Humanitarian Chief Catherine Bragg visited Yemen.

· More funds, capacity building for national NGOs and early recovery are some challenges facing the Yemen humanitarian team going through the mid-year review of the 2012 Humanitarian Response Plan.

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