Appeals & Response Plans
- Yemen: Diphtheria Outbreak - Nov 2017
- Yemen: Cholera Outbreak - Oct 2016
- Yemen: Flash Floods - Apr 2016
- Tropical Cyclone Megh - Nov 2015
- Tropical Cyclone Chapala - Nov 2015
- Yemen: Dengue Outbreak - Jun 2015
- Yemen: Floods - Aug 2013
- Horn of Africa: Polio Outbreak - May 2013
- Yemen: Measles Outbreak - Mar 2012
- Yemen: Floods - Jul 2010
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Just a few years ago, thoughts of Yemen might have conjured up fairytale images of Sana’a’s famed Old City with its baked brick towers and qamariya windows or the perfumed frankincense trees that cemented its place on the ancient Arabian trade routes.
15 March 2018— The World Health Organization (WHO) expresses its appreciation for a new donation of US$ 1.5 million from the Government of Japan to provide emergency services to vulnerable populations in conflict-affected areas in Yemen, where more than 16.4 million people are in need of access to health care services.
Globally: The FAO Food Price Index(FFPI) averaged 170.8 points in February 2018, 1.1 percent (1.8 points) higher than in January but 2.7 percent below its value in the corresponding period last year. The FAO Cereal Price Index averaged 160.8 points in February, up 2.5 percent (4 points) from January and 6.8 percent from February 2017. The benchmark US wheat (No.2 Hard Red Winter, f.o.b.) averaging USD 229 per ton, 4 percent up from the previous month and 14 percent higher than in January 2017. (FPMA - FAO Feb. 2017).
The updated AIDA Country Report on Spain tracks recent developments in the asylum procedure, reception conditions, detention of asylum seekers and content of international protection throughout 2017. Spain registered 31,738 asylum seekers, almost doubling the number of applicants in 2016.
Ethiopia Launched the 2018 South Sudan Refugee Response Plan, outlining the collective response of 24 participating organizations.
10,781 South Sudanese refugees have been registered in Ethiopia since the beginning of year.
51 children in Addis Ababa received protection support from the Refugee Outreach Volunteers (ROVs) in February. The ROVs help link UNHCR and partners with the refugees in the city.
909,301 Registered Refugees and Asylum-seekers
Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering over 909,301 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 28 February 2018.
In the first two months of 2018, 15,097 refugees arrived in Ethiopia, including 7,202 in February. They include more than 10,700 from South Sudan and more than 3,700 from Eritrea.
The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) is a global norm, unanimously adopted by heads of state and government at the 2005 UN World Summit, aimed at preventing and halting Genocide, War Crimes, Ethnic Cleansing and Crimes Against Humanity. R2P stipulates that:
Every State has the Responsibility to Protect its populations from the four mass atrocity crimes (Pillar I).
The wider international community has the responsibility to encourage and assist individual States in meeting that responsibility (Pillar II).
PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR SEPTEMBER 2018
A staff member from a Syrian organisation that Humanity & Inclusion (HI) partners with was killed yesterday. Mustafa, his wife and their two children – both under the age of 8 years old – were killed by shelling in Hamouriyeh, Eastern Ghouta. As today marks the 7th anniversary of the Syrian conflict, HI condemns once again bombing and shelling of populated areas and calls on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians.
Geneva, Thursday 15 March 2018
Humanitarian access has deteriorated in seven countries over the past six months, according to the Humanitarian Access Overview report released today by ACAPS.
Out of the 37 countries included in the report, nearly half of them (18) are currently facing high humanitarian access constraints. Moderate humanitarian access constraints are an issue in nine countries and ten present low humanitarian access constraints.
15 MARCH 2018
8205TH MEETING (AM)
The Security Council today underscored the dire humanitarian situation in Yemen, emphasizing that an inclusive political solution was needed to end the conflict.
Funding required: $23.18 B
Funding received: $936.6 M
Funding percentage: 3.8%
People in need: 128.8 M
People to receive aid: 93.6 M Countries affected: 35
Yemen – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, continues to help stranded migrants in Yemen return home, with the latest of its humanitarian return movements taking place this week (12/03) – one from Al Hudaydah for 41 Ethiopian migrants and a Croatian migrant and the other from Aden for 144 Somali refugees.