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13 Jun 2018 description

KEY ISSUES:

• Humanitarian agencies are increasingly worried by the likely impact of a possible military assault on Al Hudaydah City which will impact hundreds of thousands of civilians.

• Prepositioning of aid supplies continues throughout the Governorate as aid organisations plan to stay and deliver • Forty-six migrants drown off the coast of Yemen

INCREASED CONCERNS AT A POSSIBLE MILITARY ASSAULT ON AL HUDAYDAH

10 Jun 2018 description

Highlights:

  • Protection Needs Assessment for 222 HHs.

  • Nutritional Services in 7 health facilities in Ibb governorate.

  • CMAM Trainings for health workers and community health volunteers.

  • Medical Health Services in 7 health facilities in Ibb governorate.

  • Outreach (door-to-door) activities.

  • Water Tanks Installation.

  • Feasibility Study on Water Resources.

  • 1000 Hygiene Kits & 2000 Jerry Water Cans for Fara Al-Udayn district.

08 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Conflict intensifies in Al Hudaydah Governorate; humanitarian actors prepare for additional displacement

  • First containerized vessel delivers supplies to Al Hudaydah Port since November 2017 port closures

  • Health actors launch cholera and diphtheria vaccination campaigns in high-risk areas

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

08 Jun 2018 description

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329 Meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization, April 2018 – conclusions and recommendations

Sommaire

329 Réunion du Groupe stratégique consultatif d’experts sur la vaccination, avril 2018 – conclusions et recommandations

03 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Health Cluster partners continue to provide health services by supporting 1,753 Health Facilities (16 Governorate Hospitals, 95 District Hospitals, 50 General Hospitals, 19 Specialized Hospitals, 456 Health Centers and 1,117 Health Units). The Health Cluster partners also support the GHO and DHO through paying incentives to health staff as well as administration / logistics support to local health authorities.

30 May 2018 description

KEY FIGURES

22.2M People in need

2M IDPs 89% of IDPs displaced for more than a year

956K IDP returnees

CRI 1M recipients of CRIs since March 2015

279K refugees and asylum seekers

$198.7M requested in 2018

$107.6M received as of 30 May 2018

OPERATIONAL UPDATE

28 May 2018 description
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AMMAN/SANA’A, 28 May 2018 – Nearly 1.5 million of the most vulnerable families in Yemen – an estimated 9 million people - have received emergency cash transfers from the Emergency Cash Transfer Project implemented by UNICEF and funded and supported by the World Bank’s International Development Association.

The joint UNICEF-World Bank emergency cash transfer project was launched in mid-2017 and this week concluded its second payment to the most vulnerable Yemenis. A third payment is being planned for August 2018.

27 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
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Highlights

  • The security situation in Yemen deteriorated in April with attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure, including a UNICEF constructed water system, and the tragic death of an international humanitarian aid worker. Further, this month 61 children were verified as killed and 67 children were maimed.

04 May 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Conflict intensifies in northern and western Yemen, resulting in civilian casualties, water infrastructure destruction, and additional displacement

  • Low commercial imports contribute to high prices and shortages, hindering access to basic items and services

  • Health actors identify seven laboratoryconfirmed cholera cases

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

26 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
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Highlights

  • The 26 March 2018 saw the third anniversary of the Yemen conflict, which continues to heavily impact the lives of children. As fighting continued this month, 16 children were reportedly killed and 39 were injured.

  • UNICEF launched a report highlighting the negative effects of conflict on children's education. It also appealed to warring parties to put an end to the war and all grave violations against children.

25 Apr 2018 description

1. Highlights

Diphtheria

  • As of 14 April 2018, the local health authorities reported a total of 1,584 suspected diphtheria cases including 85 associated deaths (CFR=5.4%).

• The diphtheria outbreak has affected 195 districts from 20 governorates. At governorate level, Ibb and Sana'a are the most affected governorates.

• Children (<5 years of age) represent 20% of suspected diphtheria cases and 38% of associated deaths. The most affected age group is 5-15 years old representing 44 % of the cases.

17 Apr 2018 description
report UN Security Council

SC/13301

SECURITY COUNCIL
8235TH MEETING (AM)

With three quarters of Yemen’s population in need of international assistance and hostilities on the rise, senior officials briefing the Security Council this morning urged parties to the conflict to promptly resume peace talks or risk further escalating the world’s worst humanitarian emergency.

17 Apr 2018 description
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KEY ISSUES:

• Continued fighting in Yemen’s western governorates of Al Hudaydah and Taizz has displaced more than 19,000 households.

• The losses caused by the fire in the WFP warehouse in Al Hudaydah on 31 March amount to USD 5 million. A fire reportedly broke out in a WFP mobile storage unit for non-food items in Al Hudaydah city on 16 April. Initial reports indicate that the fire has caused minimal damage.

• A WHO-chartered cargo plane delivered 19 tons of medical supplies to Sana’a Airport.

10 Apr 2018 description
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Key issues:

  • The US$2.01 billion that was pledged last week by donors, if fully disbursed, will account for almost 70 per cent of the 2018 YHRP funding requirements.

  • Humanitarian response activities are ongoing in northern governorates despite intensified airstrikes and fighting, especially in Sa’ada and Al Jawf.

  • Analysis shows that more than 57 per cent of all districts were impacted by conflict in 2017; the worst affected witnessed daily airstrikes or armed clashes.

03 Apr 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • USG announces nearly $87 million in humanitarian funding for Yemen

  • Conflict displaces more than 94,400 people from and within Al Hudaydah and Ta’izz governorates

  • WFP vessel carrying 30,000 MT of wheat arrives in Aden

  • Vaccination campaign against diphtheria targets nearly 2.7 million children

KEY DEVELOPMENTS