Yemen

Yemen conflict Situation report #17, 12 - 26 October 2015

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• WHO has provided 30 metric tonnes of medicines and medical supplies to Taiz Governorate in Yemen sufficient for 600 000 beneficiaries, including 250 000 people inside Taiz City for three months.

• Since 19 March to 16 October, 32 307 casualties including 5 604 deaths and 26 703 injuries have been reported by health facilities from conflict affected governorates.

• Medical supplies have been running out rapidly in most functioning health facilities as needs for treatment increase and are further exacerbated by shortages of medical supplies in the local market.

• 76 generators were delivered to all governorates to ensure the functionality of immunization storage and to ensure safety of vaccines.