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08 Aug 2017 description
  • 79.8 M required for 2017

  • 42.0 M contributions received, representing 53% of requirements

  • 37.8 M funding gap for the Yemen situation

All figures are shown in USD

26 Jul 2017 description

Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan and the food security situation is of grave concern in 7 other countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, and Yemen. In these countries, 42.5 million are in need of humanitarian assistance and 41.8 million are in phase 3-5 Integrated Phase Classification between June and September 2017.

19 Jul 2017 description
  • 79.8 M required for 2017

  • 36.5 M contributions received, representing 46% of requirements

  • 43.3 M funding gap for the Yemen situation

All figures are shown in USD

04 Jul 2017 description

79.8 M required for 2017

22.8 M contributions received, representing 29% of requirements

57.0 M funding gap for the Yemen situation

All figures are shown in USD

03 Jul 2017 description

So far, the deadly disease has hit about 300,000 people in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and other countries.

“Conflict in Yemen, Somalia and South Sudan has ruined health sectors and public water and sanitation networks, spreading cholera to too many places where we have not seen it before,” said Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council. “Cholera in 2017 is easily preventable and should belong only in the history books. Its return as a major killer today is an outrage.”

28 Jun 2017 description

79.8 M required for 2017

21.2 M contributions received, representing 27% of requirements

58.6 M overall funding gap for the Yemen situation

All figures are shown in USD

24 Jun 2017 description

Drought and conflict continue to drive large assistance needs in East Africa

Key Messages

16 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Yemen’s cholera caseload continues to increase rapidly, with more than 140,000 suspected cases and 989 related deaths in 20 governorates since late April

  • Approximately one-half of all cholera cases are among children 15 years of age and younger

  • The UN again emphasizes the need for Al Hudaydah Port to remain open due to concern for future imports

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

13 Jun 2017 description

Key Figures

  • 18.8 million people in need
  • 1,988,946 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
  • 81 Percentage of IDPs displaced for more than a year
  • 900,258 IDP returnees
  • 858,549 recipients of NFIs since March 2015
  • 280,096 registered refugees and asylum seekers
  • 21,698 new arrivals to Yemeni coast since 1 January 2017

Funding

USD 114.6 million requested for IDPs and refugees in Yemen for 2017

Operational Update

28 May 2017 description

Since conflict erupted in Yemen in March 2015, Yemenis, Somalis, national returnees and people of other nationalities have fled Yemen into the Horn of Africa, namely Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan.

95,807
arrivals from Yemen to the Horn of Africa

32,503 arrivals (13,544 refugees and 18,959 Somali returnees) have been registered/received by UNHCR

26 May 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Renewed outbreak of cholera spreads in 19 governorates, with more than 41,900 suspected cases recorded since late April

  • USG contributes an additional $77.1 million to support emergency relief operations in Yemen

  • Humanitarian agencies, including USG partners, provide life-saving assistance to approximately 4.8 million people from January to early May

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

23 May 2017 description

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) transported 84 stranded migrants from Al Hudaydah Port in Yemen to Djibouti on 21 May. Following a hiatus due to rough seas and security challenges, this was the first voluntary humanitarian return organized out of Yemen in two months.

20 May 2017 description

Mixed migration flows within, from and to the East Africa and Yemen region continued to be affected by a number of complex dynamics, including conflict, drought and economic reasons among others. Migrants, asylum seekers and refugees continued to be at a significant risk of harm, ranging from abduction, physical abuse and death on land and at sea. Policy considerations remained focussed on limiting irregular migration, particularly to Europe.

Irregular Movement from East Africa and Yemen

Northward (through Egypt into Israel)

18 May 2017 description

79.8 M required for 2017

19.1 M contributions received, representing 24% of requirements

60.7 M funding gap for the Yemen Situation

All figures are shown in USD

02 May 2017 description

In March 2015, conflict erupted in Yemen and thousands of refugees and migrants fled to neighbouring countries, including Oman, Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan. While the number of new arrivals from Yemen to the Horn of Africa remained low in 2016 and continues to do so in 2017, the ongoing humanitarian crisis inside the country remains dire. At the same time, large numbers of refugees and migrants from the Horn make the journey to Yemen.

02 May 2017 description

Since conflict erupted in Yemen in March 2015, Yemenis, Somalis, national returnees and people of other nationalities have fled Yemen into the Horn of Africa, namely Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan.

30 Apr 2017 description

Chissey Mueller, Migrant Assistance and Protection Officer with IOM, the UN Migration Agency in Yemen, talks

to us about child protection in Yemen in a Q&A.

Question: What is the situation of children in Yemen these days?

Answer: Even before the conflict, Yemen was the poorest country in the Middle East and struggled to address a number of protection issues for Yemeni and migrant children. Child begging and child labour was really visible, particularly on the streets.

27 Apr 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • International donors participate in high-level pledging event for Yemen crisis on April 25

  • USG agencies commit an additional $94 million in humanitarian funding for the Yemen response

  • UN officials warn parties to conflict against launching a military offensive in the vicinity of Al Hudaydah Port, noting humanitarian concerns

KEY DEVELOPMENTS