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14 Jul 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • SG condemns attacks against civilians and civilian infrastructure in Taizz.

  • 14.1M people are food insecure.

  • 2.8M displaced people require assistance.

  • $25M allocated to NGOs from the Yemen Pooled Fund

14 Jun 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Protection of civilians remains a concern

  • Erosion of the health system and deteriorating food insecurity

  • 3.6 m people reached by direct assistance by end of April

  • Refugees continue to arrive in Yemen

Total population 26 m

# of people targeted by assistance 13.6 m

# of people targeted by health care assistance 10.6 m

# of people targeted by food assistance 8.9 m

# of people displaced 2.8 m

# of deaths (WHO) 6,494

02 Feb 2016 description

A total of USD 172.2 million* in financial requirements for the Yemen Situation, including USD 115.5 million in additional requirements, for the period January - December 2016:

  • USD 12.8 million for Djibouti
  • USD 10.4 million for Ethiopia
  • USD 18.3 million for Somalia
  • USD 1.4 million for Sudan
  • USD 126 million for Yemen
  • USD 3.2 million for Regional and global activities

  • This total includes support costs (7%).

21 Jan 2016 description
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Highlights

  • On 10 December, the Task Force on Population Movement (TFPM), led by UNHCR and IOM, validated in its 6th report that there are 2,509,062 internally displaced persons in Yemen.

  • UNHCR participated in a mission to Ibb from 14 to 31 December, which focused on developing the capacity of partners in Ibb, including trainings on needs assessment, vulnerability criteria, distribution methodologies and post distribution monitoring.

01 Dec 2015 description
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Highlights

265,833 Registered refugees as of 31 October

9,146 Registered asylum seekers as of 31 October

2,305,048 Internally Displaced People as of 14 October

71,780 New arrivals to Yemen in 2015 as of 31 October

OPERATIONAL CONTEXT

17 Oct 2015 description

A total of USD 152.7 million* in financial requirements for the Yemen Situation, including USD 96.3 million in additional requirements, for the period April - December 2015:

  • USD 14.7 million for Djibouti
  • USD 4 million for Ethiopia
  • USD 21.2 million for Somalia
  • USD 0.6 million for Sudan
  • USD 107.7 million for Yemen
  • USD 4.6 million for Regional and global activities

  • This total includes regional and global activities, and support costs (7%).

05 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Yemen:
On 31 August, the UNHCR Representative in Yemen, Mr. Johannes Van Der Klaauw, in his capacity as Humanitarian Coordinator, issued a statement calling for safe passage to Taizz and for a humanitarian window to deliver humanitarian assistance to the people affected by the conflict.

UNHCR is leading a joint UN mission to Aden to re-establish international UN presence in the south of Yemen.

19 Aug 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Yemen:

  • On 14 August, the Task Force on Population Movements (TFPM), a technical working group ofthe Protection Cluster and co-led by IOM and UNHCR, released the 4th report on population movement figures in Yemen. The new internally displaced persons (IDPs) figure now stands at 1,439,118 individuals.

  • On 17 August, due to the increasing threat of clashes in the area, UNHCR’s partner the Yemen Red Crescent suspended reception and monitoring activities in Bab-el-Mandeb.

Somalia:

18 Aug 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Yemen:

From 5 to 7 August, UNHCR led a joint mission with UNDSS and WFP to Aden to assess the feasibility of re-establishing UN offices in Aden.

24 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Yemen: On 21 July, a World Food Programme (WFP) ship arrived in Aden carrying 3,000 tons of food for 180,000 people for one month. UNHCR will reorient its refugee programme considering that half of the registered refugee population is now displaced to rural areas, including to Kharaz refugee camp.

15 Jul 2015 description
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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.

07 Jul 2015 description
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Highlights

  • 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.

07 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On 1 July, a system-­wide Level 3 Emergency was activated in Yemen. On the same day, an internal Level 3 emergency was declared by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, with the consequent appointment of a Regional Refugee Coordinator based in Djibouti.

  • In Yemen, the refugee population in Kharaz camp remains in dire need of food. WFP has been unable to complete the food ration due to lack of access.

30 Jun 2015 description
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  • Since 26 March, 4.4 million people have received humanitarian assistance.

  • The national health-care system has reached a breaking point. Dengue fever cases are rising, chronic diseases lack treatment, and vital medical supplies and personnel cannot reach targeted people.

  • Commercial imports of food, medicine and fuel are at a virtual standstill. Seaports and airports are operating at minimal capacity and road networks are non-functional.

22 Jun 2015 description

Highlights

• The revised Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (YHRP) was launched in Geneva on Friday 19 June calling for US$1.6 billion and within that prioritizing $758 million to meet the most critical needs.

• The collapse of the food and health sectors continues while the number of deaths and injuries is increasing.

• Ten out of the 22 governorates are now rated at emergency level (Level 4) - one level short of “famine.”