Yemen + 6 more

UNHCR Regional Update - Yemen Situation #36 (February 2016)

Format
Situation Report
Source
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Originally published

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KEY FIGURES

2,871,050
People affected by the conflict (in Yemen and adjacent countries), including refugees and internally displaced persons prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

2,430,178
Persons internally displaced prior to and as a result of the current conflict.

173,197
Arrivals to Djibouti, Ethiopia Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, and Sudan mainly by sea or overland since late March 2015.

267,675
Refugees in Yemen assisted with protection assistance and life sustaining interventions and items.

376,885
Internally displaced Yemenis reached in Yemen with emergency relief items since the onset of the crisis by UNHCR and partners.

FUNDING

USD 172.2 Million
Requested by UNHCR for the situation

HIGHLIGHTS

Yemen:
- On 14 February, UNHCR distributed CRIs to conflict-affected families in the embattled Taizz city enclave for the first time in more than five months.
- The 2016 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan was launched on 18 February seeking USD 1.8 billion to assist over 13.6 million people.
- Co-led by UNHCR and IOM, the Task Force on Population Movement published its 7th report validating a total figure of 2,430,178 IDPs in Yemen.

Djibouti:
- Lack of electricity in Markazi camp, Obock, remains an issue both for refugees and for partners working in the camp.