Yemen: UNHCR Regional Update - Yemen Situation #17 (30 July – 5 August 2015)

from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 05 Aug 2015 View Original


Yemen: UNHCR Representative in Yemen, Johannes van der Klaauw, in his capacity as Humanitarian Coordinator, undertook a 2-day mission to Sa’ada (5-6 August) to assess the humanitarian needs and impact of the escalated conflict. He met with staff and partners, to discuss the potential re-establishment of international presence in affected areas. He reports that the level of destruction and needs are high. Meanwhile, UNHCR, WFP and UNDSS are on a 3-day mission to Aden to ascertain whether, how and when a common UN office can be reopened and humanitarian operations can resume.