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06 Sep 2018 description

The following trends analysis is put together on the basis of available secondary data at the time of publication. It is representative of the available information and therefore indicative of mixed migratory trends in East Africa & Yemen.

02 May 2016 description


People affected by the conflict (in Yemen and adjacent countries), including refugees and internally displaced persons prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

Persons internally displaced prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

Arrivals to Djibouti, Ethiopia Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, and Sudan mainly by sea or overland since late March 2015.

07 Apr 2016 description

DEN, Yemen, April 7 (UNHCR) – Ethiopian refugee Nouria believed she would finally be able to live in peace when, at the age of 63, she moved into a care home run by the Missionaries of Charity in the Yemeni port of Aden earlier this year. She was wrong.

Gunmen burst into the home in March and shot dead 16 people, including four Ethiopian asylum-seekers and one refugee, who were employees at the home.

27 Feb 2015 description

Yemen - IOM has been working to improve water and sanitation facilities at the Al-Husna Mosque, a local mosque in Basateen, whose Imam offers a temporary safe haven to destitute migrants from the Horn of Africa stranded en route to Saudi Arabia.

03 Dec 2014 description

In 2015, humanitarian partners estimate that 15.9 million people will need humanitarian assistance. This represents an 8 per cent increase since last year, mainly due to the effects of expanded conflict, improved access to areas that were inaccessible, better data and population growth in areas of high need.

25 Jun 2013 description
report Yemen Times

Published on 24 June 2013 in Report
Samar Qaed (author)

Son said Yemeni medical facilities for sick mother are inadequate, UNHCR takes case into consideration

Shage Mohamed, a 60-year-old woman from Ethiopia, sits in a wheelchair as her son Sultan pushes her forward.

It was because of her son Sultan that Shage came to Yemen. Sultan fled civil conflict in his home country of Ethiopia in the latter half of the nineties.

21 Sep 2012 description

An IOM-charter flight carrying 275 stranded Ethiopian migrants from Yemen to the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa will leave Al-Hodeida airport on Tuesday (25/9/12.)

The flight, which was funded by a USD 2.1 donation from the Netherlands, follows two other Dutch-funded charters on Tuesday and Wednesday (18 & 19/9) of this week carrying another 551 migrants. A third charter, carrying 89 medical cases and victims of trafficking, funded by the USA, left Yemen earlier this month.