Yemen Humanitarian Bulletin No 1 - 27 August 2015

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Humanitarian needs across Yemen continue to grow as violence escalates.

  • Serious damage to Al - Hudaydah port could deprive millions of people of food and prevent the import of fuel necessary to run health facilities, flour mills, and water and sanitation works.

  • Some form of assistance delivered to 6.9 million people across Yemen’s 22 governorates.

  • Outstanding donor pledges hinder response.

FIGURES

No. of deaths 4,513
No. of injuries 23,509
No. of IDPs 1.4 m
Affected population 21.1 m
People targeted 11.7 m

FUNDING
1.6 billion requested (US$)
19% ($298 million) Funded
314 million outstanding pledges (US$)
252 million (US$) contributed outside the humanitarian appeal

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