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Yemen - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #2, Fiscal Year (FY) 2021

Situation Report
Originally published



30.8 MILLION Population of Yemen -UN – February 2021

20.7 MILLION People in Need of Humanitarian Assistance UN – February 2021 MILLION IDPs in Yemen - UN – February 2021

16.2 MILLION Projected Acutely Food- Insecure Population - IPC – December 2020

137,479 Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Yemen - UNHCR – February 2021

  • The USG announced nearly $191 million in additional humanitarian assistance at a High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen on March 1.

  • Escalating conflict across Marib Governorate continues to generate displacement and compound humanitarian needs, including straining limited resources at IDP sites.

  • Approximately 2.3 million children younger than five years of age are projected to face wasting—the deadliest form of malnutrition—during 2021, according to a February IPC Report.

  • On February 16, the USG officially revoked the designation of Ansarallah—also known as Al Houthis— as an FTO and SDGT entity due to adverse effects on the humanitarian situation in Yemen.