The requirements presented in this funding snapshot refer to the 2016 Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan covering the period January to December 2016.
RRP requirements: $94,130,731
Funding received: $34,817,230
% funded: 37%
172.2 M required for 2016
75.0 M contributions received, representing 44% of requirements
97.2 M funding gap for the Yemen Situation
There is an increasingly desperate situation for women and girls across most aspects of life in Yemen.
This is further compounded by gaps in the response to their needs. From immediate and life-threatening concerns to deteriorating gender relations, being a woman or girl in Yemen has become even more challenging.
Despite the deteriorating circumstances, there are some glimmers of hope that have emerged, pointing to how the current uncertainty created by the conflict can provide windows to change gender norms over the long term.
Republic of Korea - The Republic of Korea has contributed USD 400,000 to IOM to provide support to internally displaced persons (IDPs) and other conflict-affected communities in Yemen.
Nearly two years since conflict escalated in Yemen, the situation has continued to deteriorate. Infrastructure continues to be destroyed and basic services disrupted.
In response to the increasing needs for health assistance, IOM has been providing life-saving healthcare through mobile health clinics, to IDPs and other conflict-affected communities.
Since the failure of political dialogue process in September 2014 followed by an intensive military conflicts in number of governorates including Aden, triggered a comprehensive civil war in March 2015, which was sequentially followed by the launching of the military operations by the Arab Force Coalition that further exacerbated the humanitarian situation, as well as contribute further deterioration of the Yemeni economic to the level of collapsing.
Emergency (IPC Phase 4) continues; Additional assistance is urgently needed to fill consumption gaps
Conflict and drought to drive severe acute food insecurity through at least May 2017
The announcement by Ansar Allah and the General People’s Congress on the formation of a new government in Sana’a represents a new and concerning obstacle to the peace process and does not serve the interests of the people of Yemen in these difficult times. Such unilateral actions contradict the recent commitments provided by Ansar Allah and the General People’s Congress to the United Nations and to United States Secretary of State John Kerry in Muscat.
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
Despite conflict and rapidly deteriorating humanitarian conditions, more than 100,000 people have so far this year risked their lives on the high seas to reach Yemen from the Horn of Africa by boat. This underscores the need for urgent support in countries of origin and transit to discourage people from attempting this deadly crossing.
STATE DEPARTMENT — U.S. officials on Monday expressed disappointment with a move by Iran-supported rebels in Yemen to form a new "national salvation government" in that impoverished country.
This opinion piece was written by ICRC's Rima Kamal and originally published in SBS Australia.
When I first started my career as a humanitarian working in war zones, I figured it would only be a matter of time before I became thick-skinned in the face of human suffering. In my line of work, death and destruction is all around, and misery is in the air we breathe.
The Arabian Peninsula conflict has continued despite several U.N.-backed ceasefires
DUBAI, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Yemen's armed Houthi movement and its political allies formed a new government on Monday, the Houthi-run state news agency Saba reported, in what appeared a blow to U.N.-backed efforts to end 20 months of war in the country.
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An estimated 18.8 million people in Yemen need some kind of humanitarian or protection assistance, including 10.3 million who are in acute need. Escalating conflict since March 2015 has created a vast protection crisis in which millions face risks to their safety and basic rights, and are struggling to survive. 2017 priority needs estimates are about 10 per cent lower than last year. This decrease reflects better data collection only, and can in no way be interpreted as an “improvement” in Yemen’s catastrophic humanitarian situation.
• As of 24 November 2016, 103 cases of cholera have been confirmed in 31 districts with 8 cases of deaths from cholera.
• A total of 6121 of suspected cases are reported in 86 districts.
• During the week 18 to 24 November 13 new confirmed cases and 1,295 suspected cases were reported.
• Incidence rate is 3 cases per 10,000.
• Case fatality rate (CFR) for the cholera associated deaths is 1.2 %,
• WHO and partners established and supported 26 Cholera Treatment Centers in 24 districts.