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18 Nov 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Key focus: Birth Registration

Highlights:

  • 42,000 students from 85 schools in Aden (grades 1-3) received School Hygiene Kits as part of the global hand washing day celebrations.

  • 14,297 children in Mareb and Sana’a have received new school furniture following rehabilitation of their schools through the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) programme.

Situation Overview

07 Feb 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

· 11,559 children are set to benefit from improved learning environments over the next few months as improvement plans are reviewed and implemented in 21 schools in Sa’ada and Al Jawf.

· 135 children including 73 unaccompanied migrant children were helped to return voluntarily to Ethiopia this month by IOM with UNICEF and DRC.

· The Key Focus this month is the conflict in the north and south

14 Oct 2013 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

 24 out of the 27 schools that were closed due to armed fighting in two districts of Amran Governorate in the north have now been re-opened and cleared of internally displaced (IDP) families, impacting 6,406 children (4,184 boys, 2,222 girls).

 An estimated 1,060,000 children under 5 are suffering from acute malnutrition in Yemen according to needs analysis conducted in preparation for 2014, while 7 priority areas have been identified for child protection work.

08 Jul 2013 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • 210 unaccompanied migrant children, including 8 girls, were returned to Ethiopia; amongst them were 50 boys who had been cared for in the Child Protection Centre supported by UNICEF with Intersos and MoSAL in Haradh District in the northern governorate of Hajjah. UNICEF Yemen coordinated closely with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNICEF Ethiopia on the return of the children, who are now in Addis Ababa receiving psychosocial support and other services supported by UNICEF.

01 Feb 2011 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Sveinn H. Gudmarsson

HARADH, Yemen, 1 February 2011 - "Please form a queue and wait until it is your turn," says the blue-capped official from the International Organization for Migration (IOM), who manages the registration of African migrants at the departure centre in Haradh, a dusty border town in north-western Yemen.

Approximately 30 men squeeze through the centre's gate and line up in front of a large tent, where registration takes place.