This report is produced with inputs from the Humanitarian Country Team in collaboration with its partners. It was issued by OCHA Yemen country office. It covers the period from 15 August 2011 to 30 August 2011. The next report will be issued on or around 13 September 2011.
I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES
• Conflict continues in particular in Arhab and Abyan Governorates. Access remains a challenge in many parts of the country and humanitarian organizations continue to collaborate to find solutions in obtaining increased access.
• Humanitarian partners are working closely with the Government to find alternative accommodation for IDPs currently living in schools in Aden
• The nutrition cluster is increasing monitoring and developing response actions following the recent nutrition assessment in Hajjah governorate, which revealed alarming levels of malnutrition.
• The outbreak of cholera in Abyan is under control. However cases of acute watery diarrhea have been reported in neighbouring governorates, showing the potential for further deterioration of the health situation.
• Agencies are finalizing the Response Plan for Sa’adah and Northern Governorates, including Hajjah, as well as the Response plan for South. Another strategy is being formulated to address the needs of the non-displaced populations affected by the socio-economic crisis.
• Funding against the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan rises 4% to USD 159 Million.
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