Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, 20 April 2017 - Yemen

from UN Department of Public Information
Published on 20 Apr 2017 View Original



Continuing on Yemen, the Humanitarian Coordinator for the country [Jamie McGoldrick] has authorized the first 2017 allocation of the Yemen Humanitarian Fund for $50 million. These funds will go towards addressing the immediate causes of food insecurity and malnutrition by ensuring access to food, nutrition, health and sanitation for the most vulnerable people. They will also be part of an integrated response for the most vulnerable internally displaced people, returnees and host communities by providing shelter, food, water and other items.