Yemen

UNFPA Response to the Yemen Crisis (October 2017)

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Situation Report
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20.7 MILLION People in need
9.8 MILLION People in acute need
14.8 MILLION People lack access to basic health services
11.3 MILLION People in need of protection
2.9 MILLION Internally displaced and returnees
2.2 MILLION Women of girls of reproductive age
1.1 MILLION Malnourished pregnant women
2.6 MILLION Women at risk of gender-based violence

CHALLENGES

• Lack of humanitarian access to conflict affected areas
• Difficulties in obtaining life-saving medical supplies into Yemen due to air and sea blockades
• Difficulty in organizing services for reproductive health and gender-based violence in conflict areas due to damaged or non-operating health structures, limited movement of partners and limited transportation of supplies to health facilities