Yemen Humanitarian Emergency

A woman holds her son.
UNFPA Yemen

In Yemen, humanitarian needs remain high despite efforts to renew peace talks. The country is in the midst of a protracted political, humanitarian and developmental crisis. Violence against civilians and their assets is causing immense suffering. More than 24 million people, 80 per cent of the population, require assistance, including 4.3 million internally displaced people. Women and children make up 76 per cent of those displaced and are paying the heaviest price. There are an estimated 6 million women and girls of childbearing age who need support. Food shortages have left an estimated over 1 million pregnant women malnourished, and threaten the lives of 144,000 women who are likely to develop complications during childbirth. UNFPA leads the gender-based violence sub-cluster and the UN Rapid Response Mechanism providing immediate emergency relief to new displaced persons.  

Country Population: 26.8 mil

Humanitarian needs

24.00 million
6.00 million
612,000
8.20 million
Last updated on - 01 Décembre 2018
UNFPA Yemen/Fahmia Al-Fotih

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2018

  • People Reached
    People reached with Dignity Kits
    106,024
    UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries
    20,370
    Affected population who directly benefited from all types of emergency RH kits
    219,330
    GBV survivors reached
    23,681
    Affected population reached with Family Planning services
    67,860
  • Services delivered
    Nombre de cliniques mobiles
    62
    Functional health facilities supported by UNFPA that provide Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC)
    214
    Nombre d'espaces sécurisés
    13
    Nombre de points de prestation de services assurant la gestion clinique du viol
    66
    Maternity health facilities/tents/homes operationalized with UNFPA support
    382
    Dignity Kits distributed
    106,024
  • Capacity building
    Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)
    240
    Has established a functional system for safe and ethical gender-based incident data management

Emergencies related listing

Avertissement
  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • - Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • - Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.
  • L1: Crises humanitaires dans lesquelles les ressources nationales et internationales disponibles dans le pays affecté sont suffisantes pour la réponse requise.
  • L2: Crises humanitaires nécessitant un soutien important des pays voisins, des organisations régionales et éventuellement du siège de l'agence humanitaire.
  • L3: Crises humanitaires majeures et soudaines nécessitant une mobilisation à travers le système humanitaire.
  • Les niveaux de crise sont déterminés par le Comité permanent interorganisations, un forum de partenaires humanitaires onusiens et non onusiens.