Yemen

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Humanitarian Situation

OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()

  • Aid agencies ramp up efforts to contain COVID-19, as UN warns of possible surge in cases
  • Humanitarians respond to widespread devastation caused by torrential rains and flooding
  • Over 5 million children face the threat of cholera
  • Civilian casualties increase from 467 to 506 in the first quarter of 2020
  • Partners scale up aid and COVID-19 preparedness to over a million people in displacement sites
Yemen Humanitarian Update No. 4, March 2020
Physical distancing during food distribution for displaced people in Qatabah District, Al Dhale'e Governorate. ©MFD/Elyas Alwazir

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  • People in Need

    24,300,000 1% increase since 3 Dec 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • People Targeted for Assistance

    15,600,000 27% decrease since 19 Feb 2019

    Source: OCHA
  • Children in Need

    12,240,000 No change since 31 May 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • People in Food Crisis/Emergency (IPC phase 3+)

    1,246,500 92% decrease since 7 Dec 2018

    Source: IPC
  • Children Suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition

    310,901 28% increase since 31 Oct 2019

    Source: UNICEF
  • Cholera Suspected Cases (since Jan 2018)

    262,722 10% increase since 18 Jan 2020

    Source: WHO

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