Yemen

Yemen: Snapshot of WHO response in Yemen Crisis 2015-2016 (As of 31 August, 2016)

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Impact of Crisis

Since March 2015, an es mated 21.1 million people have been affected in the ongoing conflict and are in need of humanitarian assistance (UNOCHA). 14.1 million people were expected to seek health services, with the Health Cluster targe ng to reach 10.5 million under the Yemen Humanitarian Response (YHRP-2016). The escala ng con-flict has put more pressure on the health system and the vulnerable popula on seeking health care, where less than 50% of health facili es are fully func onal and 17% stopped func oning (HeRAMS, 2016) . Skilled health workers have been forced to relocate, and inversely intense pressure has built on health facili es where large displaced popula ons have moved.