2019 IN REVIEW
This Annual Report presents information on the achievements of the Yemen Humanitarian Fund during the 2019 calendar year. However, because grant allocation, project implementation and reporting processes often take place over multiple years (Country-based Pooled Funds (CBPFs) are designed to support ongoing and evolving humanitarian responses), the achievement of CBPFs are reported in two distinct ways:
Information on allocations granted in 2019 (shown in blue). This method considers intended impact of the allocations rather than achieved results as project implementation and reporting often continues into the subsequent year and results information is not immediately available at the time of publication of annual reports.
Results reported in 2019 attributed to allocations granted in 2019 and prior years (shown in orange). This method provides a more complete picture of achievements during a given calendar year but includes results from allocations that were granted in previous years. This data is extracted from final narrative reports approved between 1 February 2019 and 31 January 2020.
Figures for people targeted and reached may include double counting as individuals often receive aid from multiple cluster/sectors.
Contribution recorded is based on the exchange rate when the cash was received which may differ from the Certified Statement of Accounts that records contributions based on the exchange rate at the time of the pledge.
Overall humanitarian situation
In 2019, Yemen remained the world’s worst humanitarian crisis and levels of humanitarian needs were staggering. Eighty per cent of the population – 24.1 million people – needed some form of humanitarian assistance. Some 230 out of Yemen’s 333 districts (69 per cent) were at risk of famine. An estimated 67 per cent of the population – 20.1 million people – were food insecure, with an estimated 33 per cent of the population – 10 million people – severely food insecure (IPC phase 4). An estimated 24 per cent of the population – 7.4 million people – needed nutrition assistance.
- UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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