The 21-month conflict has had a disastrous effect on Yemen and its people. Today, Yemen has the weakest health system in the entire Middle East region. Only 45 per cent of health facilities are functional and most are...

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More than 19 months of the conflict in Yemen has left an estimated 18.8 million people in need some kind of assistance or protection in order to meet their basic needs, including 10.3 million who are in acute need. This...

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Following 19 months of fighting, the armed conflict and its consequences continue to drive the large-scale humanitarian emergency in Yemen. On 8 October 2016, airstrikes hit a large community hall killing more than 140...

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Major breakthrough in delivery of life-saving humanitarian assistance, following long delays in deliveries.

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The cessation of peace talks in early August 2016 without a peace agreement being reached has seen the intensification of fighting across the country, including an alarming increase in airstrikes.

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By July 2016, 4 million people were reached, out of the 13.6 million people being targeted for humanitarian assistance in 2016. The needs, however, are becoming more acute, particularly among the 2.8 million men, women...

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After more than 15 months, the UNFPA Yemen team was able to undertake a mission outside of Sana'a to Ibb Governorate to reach out to the people most in need.

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More than 13 million Yemenis continue to need immediate life-saving assistance as a result of a bleak humanitarian situation in the country that continues to worsen. Access to health care is among the most critical...

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Highlights of the UNFPA response A UN-wide programme criticality (PC) assessment was conducted in late May to enhance the UN’s humanitarian response in Yemen. UNFPA has advocated for four outputs related to life-saving...

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Highlights of the UNFPA Response   In March, 14 mobile clinics and teams (two per governorate) providing reproductive health and family planning services were deployed in the governorates of Amran, Sa'ada, Hajjah, Ibb,...

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