- Statement by the humanitarian community on the blockade in Yemen [EN/AR], 16 Nov 2017
- OCHA: Yemen: Impact of the closure of seaports and airports on the humanitarian situation - Situation Update 2 | 16 Nov 2017
- UN leaders appeal for immediate lifting of humanitarian blockade in Yemen – lives of millions are at risk, 16 Nov 2017
- RW Topic: Fighting Famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen
Appeals & Funding
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2017 Interactive HNO site
- 2017 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (Jan 2017) Interactive HRP site
- Yemen Periodic Monitoring Review, Jan - Apr 2017
- FAO Yemen Emergency Livelihoods Response Plan: Support to agriculture-based livelihoods in Yemen, 2017
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017: Yemen
- **Yemen: Joint Cholera Response Plan - July 2017*
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- Country-based Pooled Fund
- Business Guide: North-East Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia: Prevent Famine and Support Response
- UNHCR Global Focus
- UNHCR Yemen Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan data portal
- IDMC (Internally Displacement Monitoring Centre)
- Human Rights Watch World Report 2017: Yemen Country Chapter
- Yemen Spatial Food Security Monitoring Tool
- UN: Geneva Consultations on Yemen
- Food Security Cluster: Yemen
- Logistics Cluster: Yemen
- 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
- Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic - Apr 2009
• Suspected Cases: 872,415
• Associated Deaths: 2,180
• Affected Gov. : 22/23
• Affected Districts: 304/333
Yemen is facing a acute and fast spreading cholera outbreak that threatens to worsen the already dire humanitarian crisis in the country. The lack of a functioning health system and limited access to safe water and hygiene posses a threat to effectively controlling the spread of the disease.
This Quarterly Update covers the activities of the Geneva-based Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) between 1 July and 30 September 2017. It is also available online here: www. internal-displacement.org.
More than nine million new displacements in the first half of 2017
Our mid-year figures, published in August, show that conflict, violence and disasters caused 9.1 million new internal displacements globally in the first half of 2017.
ICRC President's speech on the protection of medical and humanitarian personnel in conflict
Since my last briefing, brutal attacks have continued, unabated, against the wounded and sick, medical care providers, ambulances and health care facilities.
We are at risk of creating a 'new normal': too many actors are legitimizing attacks as "collateral damage" rather than outrageous violations.
The question we need to be asking today is 'where is the urgency to bring attacks to an end?'
This overview presents available information on the reported perpetrators of incidents where the use of explosive weapons affected the delivery of aid. It is based on 195 reported events that were identified by Insecurity Insight in open sources or confidentially provided by aid agencies to the Security in Numbers Database (SiND) during the first six months of 2017.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting on-the-job training on vascular trauma emergency care to increase access to such care in Hudaydah. The training targets 15 professional medical staff, including surgeons, general physicians and nurses from Al Thawra Hospital in Hudaydah Governorate for a period of 6 months.
ADEN, 30th October, 2017 (WAM) -- The UAE presented ten vehicles carrying pharmaceutical supplies to the health sector in the Aden governorate via the World Health Organisation, WHO, today.
The move came in response to the calls of the Yemeni Ministry of Health and the WHO, demonstrating the nation's keenness to support and assist the Yemeni people.
ADEN, 30th October, 2017 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, on Monday delivered supplies of medicines to a hospital in Rumah District of Yemeni Governorate of Hadramaut as part of the UAE's humanitarian efforts to improve health services provided by hospitals and health clinics.
ERC Representative in Hadramaut, Abdul Azizi Al Jabri, said the medical assistance aims to alleviate the suffering of citizens by providing them with free medicines.
Le Haut Commissaire assistant du HCR chargé de la protection remercie le Maroc pour ses efforts visant à protéger les réfugiés.
Par Malgorzata Bratkrajc | 26 octobre 2017
RABAT, Maroc - Au cours de sa visite à Rabat, la capitale du Maroc, Volker Türk, Haut Commissaire assistant du HCR chargé de la protection, a félicité le Maroc pour ses efforts visant à protéger les réfugiés.
SITUATION IN NUMBERS
# of children in need of humanitarian assistance (estimated)
# of people in need (Periodic Monitoring Review HCT, Apr 2017)
# of children internally displaced (IDPs) and returnees out of
# of IDPs and returnees (Task Force on Population Movement 14th report, Protection Cluster, July 2017)
children under 5 suffering Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM)
The number of cholera cases reported in MSF treatment centres has significantly decreased since the peak of the outbreak. As a result, the medical organisation is closing the majority of its cholera treatment centres or reducing their capacity.
The weekly number of admissions in MSF cholera treatment centres in Yemen shrank from 11,139 in the third week of June – at the peak of the outbreak – to 567 in the second week of October.
20.7 MILLION People in need
9.8 MILLION People in acute need
14.8 MILLION People lack access to basic health services
11.3 MILLION People in need of protection
2.9 MILLION Internally displaced and returnees
2.2 MILLION Women of girls of reproductive age
1.1 MILLION Malnourished pregnant women
2.6 MILLION Women at risk of gender-based violence
• Provision of emergency SGBV kits and supplies: Medical supplies including post-rape treatment kits are distributed to selected health government and NGO facilities to be used for GBV survivors in the clinical management of rape and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.
• GBV services: Services to respond to GBV include psycho-social support, legal aid, access to safe houses and referrals to health and other services are being provided.
• Providing emergency reproductive health kits and life-saving emergency obstetric care medicines and equipment to health facilities: These supplies help in saving lives of women and new-borns during deliveries, managing miscarriages, and treating infections and rape. A total of 133 heath facilities have been supported so far. Reproductive health kits are also available in cholera treatment centres.