Yemen

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Humanitarian Situation

OCHA - Situation Report - Highlights ()

  • Medical airbridge launched
  • UN calls for protection of civilians as war casualties spike in Marib, Al Jawf and Sana’a governorates
  • Humanitarian community reaffirms commitment to Yemen amid concerns on shrinking operating space
  • Aid agencies brace to contain cholera ahead of the rainy season
  • YHF allocates a record $109.4 million to support gaps in the HRP’s first and second line response
Yemen Humanitarian Update No. 2 February 2020
A Yemeni child on board the first flight of the medical airbridge in Sana'a airport waiting to travel to Amman. Credit: BBC/ Lyse Doucet

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Yemen

2019 Yemen Country Report

UNHCR Yemen 2019 Operational context According to the United Nations, Yemen has been the "Worst humanitarian crisis in the world," for the past two years. Despite the Hudaydah Agreement signed in...

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  • People in Need

    24,000,000 No change since 19 Feb 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
  • Cholera Deaths (since January 2018)

    1,543 1% increase since 12 Jan 2020

  • IDPs since March 2015

    3,650,000 83% increase since 21 Dec 2018

    Source: IOM
  • IDPs in 2019 (cumulative)

    398,412 1% increase since 14 Dec 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Returnees

    1,280,000 26% increase since 30 Jun 2018

    Source: UNHCR
  • Returnees since Sep 2019

    69,174 20% increase since 14 Dec 2019

    Source: IOM
  • Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Yemen

    279,193 No change since 30 Jan 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Somali Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Yemen

    250,860 No change since 31 Oct 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Yemeni Refugees & Asylum-Seekers in Somalia

    13,283 No change since 30 Nov 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • Yemeni Refugees in Jordan

    14,801 No change since 31 Jan 2020

    Source: UNHCR
  • Yemeni Refugees and Asylum-seekers in Ethiopia

    1,386 No change since 31 Oct 2019

    Source: UNHCR
  • KKA Incidents against Aid Workers (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested per year)

    12 20% increase since 31 Dec 2018

  • Aid Workers affected by KKA Incidents (Killed, Kidnapped and Arrested per year)

    18 25% decrease since 31 Dec 2018

  • Aid Workers Killed (per year)

    11 120% increase since 31 Dec 2018

  • Aid Workers Kidnapped (per year)

    1 93% decrease since 31 Dec 2018

  • Aid Workers Arrested (per year)

    6 20% increase since 31 Dec 2018

  • People Assisted through WFP Assistance (per month)

    12,840,000 1% increase since 31 Dec 2019

    Source: WFP
  • New IDPs by Conflict (per year)

    282,000 12% increase since 31 Dec 2018

    Source: IDMC
  • New IDPs by Natural Disasters (per year)

    3,000 75% decrease since 31 Dec 2018

    Source: IDMC

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