Humanitarian Bulletin Yemen, Issue 6 - 16 August 2012 (EN/AR)
• Beneficiaries targeted through the CAP have risen to 6 million people (62 per cent increase), and funding needs have risen to US$584 million (32 per cent increase).
• A new SMART survey in Hajjah, Rayma and Lahj found GAM rates as high as 23 per cent and SAM at 4.5 per cent.
• Assessments in Abyan reveal more IDP returns than expected. Major humanitarian challenges persist.
• Security incidents in Yemen rose 10 per cent from June 2011 to June 2012.
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