FAO Yemen Situation Report - April 2017

Situation Report
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17 million people food insecure (IPC March 2017)

300 000 people reached by FAO in 2017

USD 36.4 million Funding gap for FAO’s 2017 Humanitarian Response Plan


  • Severe food insecurity continues to threaten 17 million people, according to the latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis.

  • A total of 6.8 million people, about a quarter of the population, are living under ‘emergency’ levels (IPC Phase 4) of food insecurity. Another 10.2 million people are now in a state of ‘crisis’ (IPC Phase 3).

  • Two governorates, Taiz and Al Hudaydah are particularly at risk of famine in the absence of urgent humanitarian and livelihood assistance. Pockets of famine may emerge if they are not prioritized for assistance.

  • Almost 2 million households are in need of emergency agricultural support.