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29 May 2018 description
report World Bank
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Yemen Food Imports: A focus on Critical Challenges and Priority Interventions

29 May 2018 description

The crisis in Yemen is among the most serious and complex in the world with over 7 million people are assisted by the World Food Programme (WFP). In November 2017, rapid market assessments were conducted in the cities of Sana’a, Hodeidah and Hajjah to evaluate a potential scale-up of the current commodity voucher system and the feasibility of introducing cash-based transfers to broaden the portfolio of food assistance programming.

27 Mar 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund
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In Yemen, children's education devastated after three years of escalating conflict: Nearly 2 million children now out of school

SANA'A, 27 March 2017 – Nearly half a million children have dropped out of school since the 2015 escalation of conflict in Yemen, bringing the total number of out-of-school children to 2 million, according to a UNICEF assessment released today. Meanwhile, almost three quarters of public school teachers have not been paid their salaries in over a year, putting the education of an additional 4.5 million children at grave risk.

11 Mar 2018 description

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background & Objective

The increase in the number of refugees from the Syrian Arab Republic (Syria) across the region in 2017 continued and the need remains for a large-scale response to address the needs of refugees already present in the host community. As of end of 2017, 655,624 Syrian refugees were registered with UNHCR, including refugees hosted in Za’atari, Azraq camps, Emirati Jordanian (EJC) camp and King Abdullah Park.

08 Mar 2018 description
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2.0 Comments on implementation / progress

2.1 Visit AlJaheen Spontaneous Settlement in Raydah district:

  • Consists of approximately 80 HHs

  • Majority of IDPs families displaced in the site for three years

  • IDPs areas of origin are mainly Sahar and Sa’adah City (Sa’adah Governorate)

05 Mar 2018 description

BACKGROUND

• As of end of 2017, 655,624 Syrian refugees were registered with UNHCR, including refugees hosted in Za’atari, Azraq camps, Emirati Jordanian (EJC) camp and King Abdullah Park.

• At the end of December 2017 65,922 Iraqis are registered with UNHCR in Jordan. Due to the escalating violence in Iraq, it is expected to see an increase the number of Iraqis seeking asylum.

28 Feb 2018 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

In February 2018, Action Contre la Faim (ACF), in collaboration with Ministry of Public Health and Population (MPHP) represented by Abyan Governmental Health Office (GHO), conducted two nutrition assessments in Lowlands and Highlands’s ecological zone of 11 districts of Abyan governorate. This was in response to the need to determine the malnutrition levels and trends for the different ecological zones and to inform on the intervention response for the governorate.

20 Feb 2018 description

OVERVIEW

MIGRANT BASELINE

In the 17th round of DTM Libya data collection taking place in January and February 2018, IOM identified 704,142 migrants in Libya. Migrants were identified in 99 baladiyas and 551 muhallas and originating from up to 40 countries.

In addition to those identified in urban and rural settings migrants in Libya were also recorded in detention centers. Based on DTM’s latest data, the number of migrants in Libya’s Detention Centers is 4,443 individuals (15/02/18)*.

08 Feb 2018 description

Executive Summary

RDP conducted a water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) needs assessment in three areas (Bani Ahmed, Al-Aqiba, Al-Ahmol) located in Far Al Udayn district, Ibb Governorate (December 23th , 2017 to January 7th, 2018).

The assessment aimed to:

  • Determine the current situation of WASH sector in Far Al Udayn district.

  • Finding out the causes behind a great level of negative health impacts.

08 Feb 2018 description

Executive summary

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Yemen conducted a rapid assessment to identify how the recent escalation of conflict have impacted the livestock sector in the coastal area of the southern districts of Aljarahi, Hais and Jabal Ras in Hodeidah governorate. The main objective of the assessment is to identify the key impacts of the recent conflict and displacement and the challenges and impacts on the IDPs and host communities’ livelihoods and to provide recommendations for feasible interventions by the different stakeholders.

07 Feb 2018 description

Key points

  • Food insecurity remains high across Yemen, although the winter harvest has improved food access in Hadramaut

  • More households are borrowing food in Taizz as intensified fighting has reduced access to food assistance

  • Food shortages and lack of income continue to erode household food security across the country

Situation update

31 Dec 2017 description

Key points

  • Food insecurity remains high across Yemen, especially in Hajjah and among displaced households

  • The use of negative food-based coping strategies has increased in Sana’a City and Hajjah

  • More households reported borrowing food as their primary source of food in December

Situation update

31 Dec 2017 description

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

In July 2017, Action Contre la faim (ACF) in collaborations with Ministry of Public Health and Population (MPHP) of Lahj governorate, conducted two nutrition assessments in Lowlands and Highlands ecological zone of 15 districts. This was in response to the need to determine the malnutrition levels and trends for the different ecological zones and to inform the intervention response for the governorate.

20 Dec 2017 description

Executive Summary

This report summarizes the results of the survey of the water, sanitation and hygiene needs of cholera outbreak in As Silw District, Taiiz governorate, which was carried out by Tamdeen Youth foundation (TYF) in coordination with WASH sub-cluster (Taiz, Ibb Hub).

The report comes as a part of the foundation's rapid response to reducing cholera outbreak in As Silw district.

19 Dec 2017 description

Introduction

The IDP Hosting Site Baseline Assessment aims to support targeting and response planning by humanitarian stakeholders, including authorities, UN agencies, local and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs). It provides a baseline of key multi-sectoral indicators across IDP hosting sites in 22 governorates, based on data collected through interviews with key informants in each site.

19 Dec 2017 description

Introduction

The IDP Hosting Site Baseline Assessment aims to support targeting and response planning by humanitarian stakeholders, including authorities, UN agencies, local and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs). It provides a baseline of key multi-sectoral indicators across IDP hosting sites in 22 governorates, based on data collected through interviews with key informants in each site.

18 Dec 2017 description
report REACH Initiative
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INTRODUCTION

Since 2015, conflict in Yemen has left 3 million people displaced and over half of the population food insecure, and has destroyed much of the country’s infrastructure . As of July 2017, much of the population had lost their primary source of income, 46% lacked access to a free improved water source6 , and an outbreak of cholera had become the largest in modern history.

08 Dec 2017 description

INTRODUCTION

This report is part of IOM’s effort to provide a comprehensive statistical overview of Libya’s current migration profile. DTM Libya’s Migrant statistical information package includes the below report, accompanied by a comprehensive user-friendly dataset and a key findings one pager.

CHAPTER 1: MIGRANT STOCK BASELINE

During October – November 2017 DTM Libya’s Mobility Tracking identified 432,574 migrants* across all 22 mantikas (regions) in Libya. Migrants were identified in 99 baladiyas and 531 muhallas.