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12 Jul 2018 description

Situation update:

Conflict and port status: Military operations in Al Hudaydah have lessened recently, while sporadic shelling and airstrikes hit some districts, including Zabid and Bait Al Faqih. Clashes are raging in AlTohaita District. Several main roads in the city remain blocked, whereas the port is still operational.

10 Jul 2018 description

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Yemen

Tarik Jašarevic, for the World Health Organization (WHO), said that conditions in Hudaydah, even before the escalation of the conflict, had been some of the direst in Yemen. Hudaydah had registered the highest incidences of suspected cholera cases (around 14 per cent of reported cases countrywide since the start of the epidemic in April 2017) and diphtheria (209 suspected cases). In addition, there had been 252 suspected cases of measles.

10 Jul 2018 description

KEY ISSUES:

• Eleven people were killed by an airstrike in Sa’ada, including nine children, as violence continues in several governorates.

• The UN verified 842 cases of the recruitment and use of boys as young as 11 years old in 2017. Also verified was the killing and maiming of 1,316 children.

• Commodity imports improved in May, leading to better supply and availability in most local markets but prices remained high.

• The Yemen Humanitarian Fund (YHF) has completed a reserve allocation for US$90m.

08 Jul 2018 description

Current major event

Upsurge of CCHF cases in Afghanistan

An upsurge in the number of the reported cases of Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) from Afghanistan has been reported during 2018. The increase is mainly in Herat province in the western part of the country. As of week 25-2018, a total of 125 cases including 18 deaths (CFR=14.4%) have been reported countrywide.

Editorial note

01 Jul 2018 description
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Highlights

  • The security situation in Yemen continued to deteriorate in May, especially along the West coast and around the city of Al Hudaydah. UNICEF is concerned around child protection and safety of civilians and civilian infrastructure.

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

Contents

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

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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
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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
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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.