UNHCR Somalia: Response to Yemen Situation (1-31 March 2018)

Report
from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 31 Mar 2018 View Original

Updates on achievements

After three years of conflict in Yemen, over 190,000 Yemenis have sought refuge in neighbouring countries. As of 31 March 2018, 6,383 Yemenis fled to Somalia. Upon arrival to Somalia, Yemeni refugees are assisted by UNHCR and its partners who provide protection assistance and support to Yemeni refugees through access to territory; registration and documentation; education; health; livelihood and self-reliance; cash-based interventions and provision of core relief items; legal support; sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) prevention and response; peaceful coexistence and community-based protection.

New arrivals

  • Since the beginning of the conflict in Yemen in 2015, a total of 6,383 Yemeni refugees have arrived in Somalia.

  • In the month of March 2018, 102 Yemeni refugees arrived in Somalia from Yemen by boat (397 since January 2018).