Yemen - Indicative IPC Acute Food Insecurity Situation Overview - June 2015

from Integrated Food Security Phase Classification
Published on 18 Jun 2015 View Original

Key Findings:

•The ten (10) Governorates, Aden, AlDhale’e, Lahj, Taiz, Abyan, Sa’ada, Hajjah, Hodeida, Al Bayda, Shabwa are facing a food insecurity Emergency (IPC Phase 4). These governorates are currently among the worst affected by the conflict.

•Nine governorates are classified as facing a food security “Crisis” or IPC Phase 3: Amran, Dhamar, Sana’a, Sana’a, city, Ibb, Mareb, Rayma, Al Mahweet, Al Jawf.

•It is estimated that currently at least six million people are identified as being in need of emergency live-saving assistance. While about 6.8 million people require urgent livelihoods saving assistance, bringing to a total of about 12.9 million who require urgent food and livelihoods assistance.

•With the escalation of the conflict and insecurity, the food security situation in expected to deteriorate significantly unless food access improves dramatically through access to the affected population and their access to food and incomes.