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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- Yemen: More than 3 million women and girls suffering the brunt of the ongoing conflict, warns CARE
- Yemen: Cholera & Diphtheria Response - Emergency Operations Center - Situation Report No.23 - As of 24 February 2018
- Diphtheria vaccination campaign for 2.7 million children concludes in Yemen
- Building Resilience and Protecting Vulnerable Yemenis Through Cash Transfers
- Yemen Humanitarian Update Covering 19 - 25 February 2018 [EN/AR]
• Al Hudaydah Port remains open to humanitarian and commercial shipments
• Violence displaces more than 4,100 households within and from Al Hudaydah
• Risk of Famine persists amid ongoing conflict, limited food and fuel imports
• KSA and GoUAE pledge $930 million to UN response plan
Thursday, 8 March 2018 15:52 GMT
"I was walking with my brother, I stepped on a mine and it went off"
- Houthis plant thousands of anti-personnel mines
- Mines have killed dozens in just a few areas
- Munitions buried randomly across western Yemen
- Most victims are civilians, say doctors
By Aziz El Yaakoubi
7 March 2018 – More than 3.25 million women of reproductive age in Yemen are facing increased health and protection risks, the international aid organization CARE warns. Conditions for women and girls are deteriorating rapidly as the conflict in Yemen nears its fourth year.
2.0 Comments on implementation / progress
2.1 Visit AlJaheen Spontaneous Settlement in Raydah district:
Consists of approximately 80 HHs
Majority of IDPs families displaced in the site for three years
IDPs areas of origin are mainly Sahar and Sa’adah City (Sa’adah Governorate)
UK and Saudi Arabia announce new partnership on Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia's first visit
The UK and Saudi Arabia are building a new long-term partnership to improve livelihoods, boost economic development and create vital infrastructure to support some of the world’s poorest people in drought and conflict-stricken countries. This includes a commitment to work together in East Africa, which will in turn strengthen global prosperity.
Human Rights Council
Overall, the 2017 rainy seasons in Djibouti performed well, supporting pasture regeneration, increased water availability and near-average vegetation conditions. While the October-to-February rains were slightly below average, most households have improved food access due to a seasonal increase in access to milk and other livestock products, according to the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET).
London, March 7, 2018 – As the UK Government welcomes the Saudi Crown Prince’s first official visit to London, Save the Children has unveiled a life-size statue of a child outside Parliament. The bronze-like statue is a reminder of the dangers that Yemeni children face every day and the risks of British-made bombs fuelling the violence.
IN THIS ISSUE
Page 2 Sub-office in Hargeysa
Page 3 Refugees painted a new chapter of their lives
Page 4 Sub-office South Central: Field Unit in Kismayo
Page 5 Return Support Centre
Page 6 Sub-office in Galkacyo
Page 7 From an IDP to an owner of a beauty salon
Updates on achievements
Go and See visit
This document was developed in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO). The information in the following sections informs the humanitarian community as to the procedures required for importing medicines and medical supplies into Yemen.
7 March 2018
A few days ago, we celebrated the centenary year of Nelson Mandela’s birth. We spoke of his example; his fortitude, his suffering and compassion, while recalling also the declaration that he and my predecessor Mary Robinson signed in 2000 on diversity and tolerance.
TAIZ, 5th March, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, is continuing to implement humanitarian and relief campaigns to improve the lives of the people of Yemen and help them overcome their difficult living conditions, caused by the siege of the Iran-backed Houthi militias.
MUKALLA, Yemen, 5th March, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent has dispatched an aid convoy in response to calls for urgent humanitarian relief in a number of remote villages on the edge of the Hadramaut desert.
The aid provided include tents that were distributed in the districts of Ramah, Thamoud and Al Qaf, as part of the UAE's ongoing relief efforts to alleviate the suffering of people in the governorate and other parts of Yemen.