Yemen: Humanitarian Emergency Situation Report No.15 (as of 13 July 2015) [EN/AR]

Report
from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Published on 13 Jul 2015

SITUATION REPORT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Fighting has intensified throughout Yemen, with more than 1,100 casualties reported since last week.

  • The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Yemen has grown to almost 1.3 million, an increase of 25 per cent since figures were last verified in May.

  • Of the 5,148 schools in Yemen, 70 per cent were closed before the end of the school year due to insecurity, affecting the education and well-being of 1.84 million children.

  • For the first time since the escalation of violence, humanitarian ships berthed in Al Mukalla, Hadramaut carrying food, WASH and medical supplies.

  • A UN multi-agency aid convoy of 19 trucks entered Aden with 356.5 MT of medical equipment, vaccines, basic cooking supplies and hygiene items, which will benefit more than half a million people.

  • Lack of funding for humanitarian activities is preventing a much needed scale up of humanitarian efforts.

21.1m People in need of assistance - 80 per cent of the population.

11.7m Targeted for assistance in 2015.

1,267,590 Internally displaced people (IDPs).

4.4m People reached by partners since the escalation of conflict.

3,562 Registered deaths resulting from conflict.

16,864 Registered injuries resulting from conflict.

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