Global Emergency Overview Snapshot 8–14 July 2015
Snapshot 8–14 July 2015
Yemen: More than 1,500 civilians have been killed since conflict began to escalate in March, and airstrikes and fighting continue despite the agreement to a six-day humanitarian pause over 11–17 July. There are now 1.26 million IDPs in the country – a 24% increase since mid-June. Only 20% of the fuel needed is available in the country, which is impacting upon all basic needs.
Honduras: 807,000 people are affected by drought, and a state of emergency has been declared in ten departments in the southwest. El Niño has led to reduced rainfall and is expected to continue to do so throughout 2015. Drought has affected 2.5 million people across Central America.
Madagascar: 579,000 people are severely food insecure in seven southern regions, according to a food security assessment. 200,000 people require immediate food assistance, particularly in the drought-affected regions of Androy and Anosy, where staple food prices have doubled. This year has seen the worst drought conditions in six years.