Yemen Crisis: IOM Regional Response - Situation Report, 2 July 2015

Report
from International Organization for Migration
Published on 02 Jul 2015

Highlights

  • IOM urges all parties to respect the integrity of civilian and humanitarian facilities in accordance with International Humanitarian Law, after airstrikes and mortars damaged its office in Haradh and Migrant Response Center in Basateen on 1 July.

  • The capacity of IOM’s Migrant Response Center in Obock (Djibouti) was reinforced, doubling accommodation capacity to 350 individuals. There are currently 194 Ethiopian migrants accommodated at the center.

  • On 1 July, IOM facilitated the evacuation of 105 individuals from Sana’a to Khartoum by air. To date, IOM has assisted by air and sea 2,370 Third Country Nationals and vulnerable migrants to leave Yemen.

  • A system-wide Level 3 emergency has been declared in Yemen on 1 July, for a period of six months.

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