Yemen Humanitarian Emergency Situation Report No. 13

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 30 Dec 2011

I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

· The 2012 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan, seeking US$447 million to address the acute humanitarian needs of 3.7 million people, was launched on 14 December.

· In accordance with the political transition agreement signed last month, some checkpoints have been lifted in the capital. However, a heavy military presence remains in some areas.

· Violence between pro- and anti-government factions continued in Sana’a and Taiz, with one incident alone resulting in at least 9 deaths.

· In Sa’ada Governorate, violence reportedly also continued between Al-Houthis and Salafists in the town of Dammaj as well as other towns in the governorate.

· The Security Council called on all parties to ensure the political transition in Yemen stays on track, reiterating the need for unimpeded humanitarian access.

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