Yemen mVAM Bulletin #16 - November 2016: Concerns over worsening levels of food security and unpaid salaries


Key points

· Food consumption levels have been deteriorating since September 2016 across Yemen: 58 percent of all respondents are currently food insecure

· Food security indicators signal a worrying level of vulnerability among IDPs

· Households report serious concerns over unpaid salaries

In November 2016, mVAM conducted the 16th round of household food security monitoring in Yemen,using live telephone interviews.The data was collected during the first two weeks of November. Responses are likely to be biased towards younger, somewhat better-off households who live in urban areas and have better access to electricity and phone-charging services. In March, a question on the number of active mobile phone owners per household was introduced to the questionnaire to adjust for the fact that households with more phones are more likely to be selected.

The findings in this report are weighted by the number of SIM cards held by households and the population estimates for IDPs and non IDPs. Details on methodology and aggregate data tables are available online (