Appeals & Response Plans
- Tropical Cyclone Luban - Oct 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Mekunu - May 2018
- Tropical Cyclone Sagar - May 2018
- 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
Maps & Infographics
Most read reports
- Adopting Resolution 2452 (2019), Security Council Establishes Special Political Mission to Support Ceasefire between Yemen’s Government, Houthi Militia
- First aid in six months reaches families in western Yemen, 'timelines' slip over Hudaydah ceasefire talks
- CERF allocates $32 million to enable life-saving assistance in Yemen
- Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, Briefing to the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Yemen, New York, 09 January 2019
- I urge you: Stop fueling the war in Yemen
Administrative access incidents remain most acute in insecure environments. In October-November, approximately 86 per cent of 73 reported incidents were administrative in nature. Of these, more than half were concentrated in 13 districts with active military operations in the governorates of Sa’ada, Al Hudaydah, Sana’a, Al Dhale’e and Al Jawf.
December 24th, 2018 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs' (OCHA) Yemen Humanitarian Fund (YHF) to provide life-saving health care services in Taiz and Dhalee Governorates, the Republic of Yemen.
22.2M people in need
2M internally displaced persons (IDP)
89% of IDPs displaced for more than one year
1M IDP returnees
1.2M IDPs given in-kind or cash assistance in 2018
322K IDPs assisted as part of the Al Hudaydah response since June 2018
USD 198.7 M required for 2018
USD 139.2 M received as of 18 December 2018
Current major event
Hepatitis A outbreak in Northern Aleppo
The Ministry of Health of Syria has reported a cluster of acute jaundice syndrome cases in the northwest area of Aleppo. Laboratory tests performed in WHO’s reference laboratory at American University of Beirut identified hepatitis A virus (HAV) as the causative organism of these acute jaundice cases.
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FAIRFIELD, Conn. (Dec. 22, 2018) — Following the United Nations Security Council’s resolution yesterday on Yemen, Tamer Kirolos, Save the Children’s Yemen Country Director, said:
“Yesterday’s adoption of a new UN Security Council resolution on Yemen, is a welcome step towards addressing the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, solidifying the agreements made in Stockholm including a critical ceasefire of the Port city of Hodeidah, which came into force this Tuesday.
Adel Ohman- Translated by Ahmed Al-Shami
Yemeni people have historically been closely linked to their lands, with most Yemenis working in agriculture, especially in rural areas.
In most areas of the country, the soil is fertile and arable for agriculture. Crops vary from one region to another.
Tehama region is considered as one of the most fertile and cultivable lands in the country and its productivity increases with nurture.
21 December 2018: Despite a decrease in total fatalities this year, the majority of countries experienced more conflict, expanding the scope of political violence across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED)’s 2018 data show that both the number of new locations experiencing violence and the number of armed actors engaging in violence have risen since 2017.
8439th Meeting (PM)
Permanent Representative Hails Text’s Reaffirmation of Sovereignty, Territorial Integrity, Following Signing of Stockholm Accords
Calling on the parties in Yemen to implement their new agreement to halt combat in zones critical for delivery of live-saving aid, the Security Council today authorized the immediate deployment of an advance team to monitor compliance.
Jeremy Hunt has welcomed the UN Security Council's unequivocal backing of Resolution 2451.
Today the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to adopt Security Council Resolution 2451, a UK-led resolution to bolster the UN Yemen peace process.
The new resolution, the first to be passed on the conflict in Yemen since 2016, is designed to build on the momentum generated by UN peace talks in Stockholm last week.
In November, a total of 28,138 movements were observed at Flow Monitoring Points. This represents a slight decrease in comparison with October when 29,558 movements were observed. Specifically, five (5) of FMPs recorded a decrease in movements (Buuhoodle, Cabudwaaq, Dhobley, Dollow, and Lowyacado) while two FMPs (Bossaso and Harirad) saw an increase in movements. The majority of flows identified (57%) were incoming against 43% outgoing.
FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT
Conflict continues to threaten agricultural livelihoods
Below-average cereal harvest estimated for 2018, stable cereal import requirements
Almost 20 million people estimated to be food insecure in absence of assistance
Conflict continues to threaten agricultural livelihoods
SHARJAH, 20th December, 2018 (WAM) -- The Big Heart Foundation, TBHF, the UAE-based global humanitarian organisation, has renewed its support with a financial grant of over US$700,000 to three projects undertaken by leading UN agencies, UNHCR and UNICEF, in Jordan, Syria and Yemen.
According to the 2018 Humanitarian Needs Overview Report, HNO, 13.1 million people in Syria alone are in need of humanitarian assistance, out of which the condition of nearly half the population is acute.
Retired General Patrick Cammaert, Chair of the Redeployment Coordination Committee (RCC), landed in Aden, Yemen, this afternoon (22 December), where he held a face-to-face meeting with the Government of Yemen appointees to the RCC mechanism.
It has been a “terrifying” year for Yemenis but ultimately one of hope, as December talks in Sweden yielded a ceasefire around a key port city with the promise of further substantive consultations between the warring parties next month, the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, told UN News in an exclusive interview on Wednesday.