Yemen – Conflict (DG ECHO, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 3 December 2017)

  • Fighting is reported in several locations in the capital Sana'a, making it unsafe for people to move. The areas of southern Sana'a, Hadda district and the diplomatic area where many UN and INGO offices and guesthouses are located are experiencing heavy fighting.

  • As a result, humanitarian staff in Sana'a is currently in lock-down with implications on the humanitarian operations in the country.

  • Fighting is also still reported along the airport road in Sana'a and the airport is still contested. No humanitarian flights to Sana'a have been authorised.