Yemen Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 24 | 07 June 2017 [EN/AR]

In this issue

  • Unprecedented cholera epidemic P.1

  • Cholera response ramped up in Yemen P.2

  • Review shows response gaps in hubs P.3

  • Forced displacement still widespread P.3

  • Malnutrition at all-time high P.4

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 96,200 suspected cholera cases and 746 associated deaths recorded since 27 April in 19 governorates.

  • 136 Oral Rehydration Corners have been established and 99 Diarrhoea Treatment Centres opened.

  • Two million people remain displaced in Yemen and over 900,000 have returned home in 19 governorates.

  • Malnutrition rates in four governorates have exceeded the WHO emergency threshold.

FIGURES

Total population 27.4 m

Total people in need of humanitarian assistance 18.8 m

Total people in acute need of humanitarian assistance 10.3 m

# of people displaced (IDPs & returnees) 3.0 m

# of deaths (WHO) 8,053

# of injuries (WHO) 45,116

FUNDING

$2.1 billion requested

$500.5 million funding against HRP

24.2 per cent funded (07 June 2017)

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