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Yemen - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #3, 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

4 MILLION IDPs in Yemen
UN – February 2021

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

2.3 MILLION Children Projected to Face Wasting
IPC – February 2021

  • The first fuel shipments since January entered Al Hudaydah Port in northern Yemen in late March. The fuel is expected to sustain humanitarian operations for only a few weeks, and the need for sustained, unhindered delivery of fuel for general and commercial use, as well as humanitarian operations, remains urgent.

  • The COVAX facility delivered an initial batch of approximately 360,000 COVID-19 vaccines to Aden city as WHO recorded a more than 1,000 percent increase in reported COVID-19 cases in Yemen from February to March.

  • Ongoing fighting in Marib and Ta’izz governorates continues to drive displacement, destroy civilian infrastructure, and generate civilian casualties as the conflict in Yemen enters its seventh year.