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31 Jan 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 22.2 million people in Yemen need assistance in 2018 – one million more than in June 2017.

  • The 2018 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan seeks US$2.96 billion to assist 13.1 million people.

  • Diphtheria has killed 48 Yemenis in 19 governorates.

  • In 2017, the YHF allocated $129 m to 53 partners to implement 111 projects.

The world’s worst man-made humanitarian crisis

24 Nov 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• The blockade of critical airports and seaports is impacting humanitarian and commercial supply pipelines affecting millions.

• Suspected cholera cases have declined across Yemen but the threat of cholera remains.

• Humanitarian assistance has reached 2.3 million people in areas covered by Aden hub.

• The YPF 2nd allocation has provided US$70 million to fund 49 projects in 15 governorates.

A blockade compounds a life-threatening crisis

29 Oct 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 11.3 million children across Yemen now need humanitarian assistance, and 55 per cent of IDPs are children.

• OHCHR verified civilian casualties have reached 13,920, including 5,159 people killed and 8,761 injured since March 2017.

• Suspected cholera cases are likely to reach one million by the end of 2017.

• A record seven million people received food assistance in August, but WFP faces a funding shortfall of $390 million in coming months.

Children hardest hit by ongoing conflict

20 Sep 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Nearly 700,000 suspected cholera cases and over 2,000 associated deaths have been reported since 27 April.

• 1.7 million people in acute need live in districts with highest access constraints.

• 78 per cent of households are economically worse off than they were two years ago.

• 8,530 people have been killed since March 2015, and 48,848 injured. More than 1,500 schools are damaged or destroyed.

Cholera cases still rising

Nearly 700,000 suspected cases reported in less than six months

13 Aug 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Over 494,000 suspected cholera cases and 1,966 deaths were reported in under four months.

• Two million Yemenis are displaced; one million have returned to their homes.

• In two separate incidents, 280 migrants were forced off boats near the Yemeni coast, killing scores of them.

• An airstrike in Sa’ada killed 12 people, including women and children, on 4 August.

Cholera crisis far from over

Over 494,000 suspected cases and 1,966 deaths in less than four months

16 Jul 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• 332,658 suspected cholera cases and over 1,759 cholera deaths reported between 27 April and 13 July.

• Two million people more need assistance, bringing the number of people in need to 20.7 million from 18.8 million in January.

• From January to April 2017, 4.3 million people were assisted across Yemen out of the total target population of 11.9 million.

• 22 civilians were killed or injured in an air attack on a market in Sa’ada near the border with Saudi Arabia.

Worst cholera outbreak in the world

07 Jun 2017 description
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In this issue

  • Unprecedented cholera epidemic P.1

  • Cholera response ramped up in Yemen P.2

  • Review shows response gaps in hubs P.3

  • Forced displacement still widespread P.3

  • Malnutrition at all-time high P.4

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Over 96,200 suspected cholera cases and 746 associated deaths recorded since 27 April in 19 governorates.

  • 136 Oral Rehydration Corners have been established and 99 Diarrhoea Treatment Centres opened.

09 May 2017 description

Highlights

  • 124 humanitarian partners are delivering assistance in all the 22 governorates
  • 49 districts have no qualified doctor
  • $75 m is being provided through pooled funds
  • Seven food insecure governorates are under emergency, IPC Phase 4

Figures

14 Apr 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Some 48,000 people displaced by conflict on western coast since January

• Three million people displaced in the last two years

• 120,000 people recently assisted in Taizz and Al Hudaydah

• Seven million people face the threat of famine

On-going conflict increases suffering

Two thirds of Yemen’s population are now vulnerable and need support

19 Mar 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

 Two years of conflict puts future of coming generations at great risk

 First UN cross-line medical aid delivery to Taizz city in months

 117,107 people migrate to Yemen from the Horn of Africa in 2016

 Cholera response gives promising results

Yemenis bear the brunt of almost two years of conflict

09 Feb 2017 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Livelihoods destroyed

  • 12 million targeted for assistance

  • Yemen Pooled Fund expands engagement with national partners

  • Over 1.3 million people in access restricted areas across Yemen

“I have nothing left to sell, except my soul.”

Airstrikes on Amran’s Cement Factory

09 Jan 2017 description
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Highlights

  • The closure of the Sana’a airport is denying an estimated 20,000 people access to life-saving healthcare abroad.
  • Over 5.3 million reached across Yemen’s 22 governorates despite obstacles.
  • People in Yemen are dying of preventable health issues.

Funding

  • $1.6 billion requested
  • $977 million funding against HRP
  • 60 per cent funded (31 December 2016)

Trapped in Yemen

14 Dec 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Some 122 confirmed cholera cases in Yemen.

  • More than 5 million reached across Yemen’s 22 governorates.

  • Violence against girls and women increases.

Total population 26 m

# of people targeted by assistance 12.6 m

# of people targeted by health care assistance 10.7 m

# of people targeted by food assistance 8.0 m

# of people displaced (IDPs & returnees) 3.3 m

# of deaths (WHO) 7,272

# of injuries ?injured persons 38,279

08 Nov 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 71 confirmed cases of cholera in 11 governorates

  • Food insecurity worsens

  • Salaries of 1.25M public servants remain unpaid

  • Airstrike in Sana’a kills over 140 and injures over 600

Total population 26 m

# of people targeted by assistance 12.6 m

# of people targeted by health care assistance 10.7 m

# of people targeted by food assistance 8.0 m

P# of people displaced (IDPs & returnees) 3.1 m*

30 Sep 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • New pledges totaling more than $116 million have been committed by donors to the Yemen operation.

  • UNICEF supports 600,000 children to take final year school exams.

  • Child marriage increases as result of the economic crisis.

  • Humanitarian assistance delivered to 4.6 m people.

  • 700,000 people assisted in Al Hudaydah hub since January 2016

Total population 26 m

# of people targeted by assistance 12.6 m

31 Aug 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1.5 million children suffer from life-threatening malnutrition.

  • Displaced population of concern increases by 7 per cent.

  • Violations of international humanitarian law and human rights abuses are condemned by the UN.

  • World Humanitarian Day highlights attacks on aid workers.

  • Snapshot on needs and assistance provided through the Ibb humanitarian hub .

Concerns about the protection of civilians increase as violence intensifies

09 Aug 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Following escalation of hostilities in Taizz, the Humanitarian Coordinator calls on parties to agree on a humanitarian pause.

  • Shortages of food and basic commodities continue to be recorded in markets.

  • Emergency obstetric and newborn care in Ibb is strengthened through the provision of equipment distributed to 16 health facilities.

  • The CERF allocates $13 million to Yemen

Total population 26 m

# of people targeted by assistance 13.6 m

14 Jul 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • SG condemns attacks against civilians and civilian infrastructure in Taizz.

  • 14.1M people are food insecure.

  • 2.8M displaced people require assistance.

  • $25M allocated to NGOs from the Yemen Pooled Fund

14 Jun 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Protection of civilians remains a concern

  • Erosion of the health system and deteriorating food insecurity

  • 3.6 m people reached by direct assistance by end of April

  • Refugees continue to arrive in Yemen

Total population 26 m

# of people targeted by assistance 13.6 m

# of people targeted by health care assistance 10.6 m

# of people targeted by food assistance 8.9 m

# of people displaced 2.8 m

# of deaths (WHO) 6,494

09 May 2016 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cessation of Hostilities declared

  • 24 people killed, 49,000 affected by flash flooding in seven governorates

  • $34 m available through the Humanitarian Pooled Fund

Total population 26 m

# of people who need assistance 21.2 m

# of food insecure people 14.4 m

# of people displaced 2.8m

# of children at risk of malnutrition 1.8 m

# of deaths (WHO) 6,444

# of injuries (WHO) 31,091

Source: HRP and HNO-WHO