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IOM Yemen - Marib Response (16 to 29 August 2020) [EN/AR]

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RESPONSE HIGHLIGHTS *

11,045 Newly displaced households registered

19,652 Plastic sheets

4,091 Shelters provided

4,977 NFI kits distributed

478 latrines constructed

23,370,200 Litres of safe drinking water provided

1 COVID-19 quarantine centre established in Al Jufainah IDP camp

1 additional mobile health team deployed to support flood affected families (4 mobile health teams operational in total)

RESPONSE OVERVIEW

In mid-August, heavy clashes in areas surrounding Marib governorate led to new waves of displacements, mainly from Al Jawf governorate, and Medghal and Majzar districts in Marib. An estimated 1,500 households (HHs) have moved into Medghal, Sirwah, Raghwan, Marib City and Marib Al-Wadi districts. IOM has deployed Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) teams to register the newly displaced persons and assess conditions; so far, 690 IDP HHs have received emergency health services and aid items.

IOM teams continue to mobilize cluster partners to provide assistance to the thousands affected by floods and storms in Marib. From July to mid-August, IOM reached more than 34,000 people with shelter materials and emergency relief items, flood prevention measures, access to clean water, health services and protection support.

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