Yemen CERF-funded response in 2015-2017 (as of 24 April 2017)

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from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 24 Apr 2017

HUMANITARIAN SITUATION

Two years after the escalation of conflict in March 2015, the humaniarian situation in Yemen has reached a milestone with millions of lives pushed to the brink of famine. The man-made disaster is causing one of the largest food and protection emergencies in the world. Today, over 18.8 million Yemenis are in need of humanitarian assistance and 7 million people face the threat of famine.
As of 13 April, only 14.4 per cent of $2.1 billion needed for life-saving assistance to 12 million people has been met.

CERF RESPONSE

Over the past two years, CERF has allocated $59.2 million for people most affected by the conflict. When the situation deteriorated in 2015, CERF allocated $44 million to enable rapid scale up of life-saving aid. As the humanitarian needs further increased in 2016, CERF bridged a crucial gap by providing $15 million to sustain critical activities, including assistance to people affected by the cholera outbreak.
The Emergency Relief Coordinator has set aside an allocation for famine prevention of $25 million. Funds will allow UN partners to provide food, nutrition, health supplies, logistics and security support.

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