UNICEF Yemen Humanitarian Situation Report, 23 - 30 April 2015

Situation Report
Originally published



· UNICEF delivered 78 metric tonnes of emergency medical supplies to Aden port which are being distributed to local hospitals in the Aden area. A further 32 metric tonnes of UNICEF supplies arrived at the Hodeidah port a couple of days later with enough therapeutic food to meet the needs of 4,500 children under 5 with severe acute malnutrition over a one month period.

· UNICEF is providing nearly 420,000 litres of fuel to ensure that municipal water systems supplying over 2 million people in the worst affected regions of the country continue to run.

· Since 26 March, UNICEF has provided nutrition and health services to 1,300 children at the therapeutic feeding centre and paediatric wards in Al Jomhory hospital in Sa’ada City.

· Between 20 March and 25 April, 3,633 children (including 1,542 girls) from Sa’ada and Al Jawf Governorates received psychosocial support through mobile teams, while 2,679 parents and community members received awareness on child protection issues, including on child recruitment and child marriage.