Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods and Landslides - Apr 2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Aug 2017
- Ethiopia: Measles Outbreak - May 2017
- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Ethiopia: Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) Outbreak - May 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Apr 2016
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2015
- Ethiopia: Drought - 2015-2018
- Ethiopia: Floods - Oct 2014
Most read reports
- UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report #8 – Reporting Period: August 2018
- Ethiopia: Some 1,786 Displaced Persons Return Home
- Displaced Ethiopians, returnees need continued support
SITUATION REPORT HIGHLIGHTS
Fighting has intensified throughout Yemen, with more than 1,100 casualties reported since last week.
The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Yemen has grown to almost 1.3 million, an increase of 25 per cent since figures were last verified in May.
Of the 5,148 schools in Yemen, 70 per cent were closed before the end of the school year due to insecurity, affecting the education and well-being of 1.84 million children.
A Level 3 emergency response declaration has been issued for Yemen.
Violence continues to spread across Yemen with offices of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) being attacked, 54 health facilities directly damaged due to the conflict and 462 schools affected since the escalation of the conflict.
There are now 1,267,590 internally displaced people, a 24 per cent increase since mid-June.
21 million people need humanitarian assistance. A 33 per cent increase since December 2014 according to the updated Humanitarian Needs Overview.
Casualties are increasing rapidly. Over 2,500 people have been killed and 11,000 injured in the conflict.
Increased humanitarian needs are being driven by conflict, impediments to humanitarian access, and severe restrictions on commercial imports.
Key focus: Birth Registration
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.
Heavy fighting in Sana’a in September left 274 people dead and 470 wounded.
Humanitarian impact of fighting in Sana’a is limited and those who fled the violence have returned.
Fuel subsidies partially restored, reducing prices at the pump by 23 per cent.
Fighting in Al Jawf has subsided, but IDPs yet to return home.
800,000 Yemeni girls of school- age are not enrolled in school.
People in need of humanitarian aid 14.7 m
Fighting in Al Jawf has displaced about 8,000 people (1,141 households).
The majority of people displaced by recent conflict in Amran have returned home as conflict subsided.
About 300,000 people remain long-term displaced in Hajjah, Amran and Sa’ada.
Yemen mine action programme has suspended 30 per cent of all activities due to lack of funding.
A national polio immunization campaign in August reached 96 per cent of 4.9 million targeted children under 5 years of age.
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.
· Heavy rains and floods have affected 23,566 people, killed nearly 40 and damaged shelters and livelihoods
· Fears that an escalation of tensions in Dammaj could lead to civilian displacements
· 13 humanitarian workers were kidnapped between January 2012 and May 2013, placing Yemen among the five countries with most kidnappings of aid workers
· 31.5 per cent of school age children are not in class
· The 2013 polio immunization campaign averaged 97 per cent coverage nationwide
The plight of migrants from the Horn of Africa has worsened, with 25,000 people stranded in Haradh.
More than 200 schools have been rehabilitated by USAID and the Ministry of Education since 2011.
Civil disobedience in Abyan has disrupted schooling with 12 schools reportedly attacked in March.
Suspected cases of measles reported in Hajjah Governorate.
25,000 tons of food to be distributed to 900,000 people in Bani Mtar District of Sana'a Governorate.