WFP Yemen Situation Report #24, 14 November 2016

Situation Report
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In Numbers

  • 21.2 million (82 percent of population) in need of humanitarian assistance (2016 Yemen Humanitarian Needs Overview)

  • 14.1 million food insecure of which 7 million severely food insecure (June 2016 Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) analysis)

  • 2.18 million internally displaced and returnees (HCT Task Force on Population Movement, 11th Report, October 2016)

  • 87,520 refugee and migrant arrivals in Yemen from the Horn of Africa in Jan-September 2016 (Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat/ UNHCR)


  • Against critical resourcing challenges, WFP continues to deliver urgent food assistance to hard-to-reach and conflict-affected areas. In October, WFP reached Marib governorate for the fourth consecutive month, assisting more people than ever before (36,800 people in six districts, including Marib City). WFP also reached 1,600 people from the heavily conflicted district of Nihm in Sana’a governorate despite formidable security challenges. Taking advantage of local supply networks, WFP is assisting Taizz city through its commodity voucher (Commodity Vouchers through Traders’ Network—CVTN) programme.

  • In October, WFP reached 3.8 million people (2.9 million through GFD and 813,216 through CVTN) in 18 governorates. WFP reached 3.2 million people (2.4 million through GFD and 791,992 through CVTN) in 18 governorates in September.