UNFPA Response in Yemen Monthly Situation Report #08 – August 2020

Publication Date: August 2020

Publisher: UNFPA Yemen

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The humanitarian crisis in Yemen remains the worst in the world; driven by five years of conflict and political instability. Humanitarian conditions continue to deteriorate, including internal displacement, famine, outbreaks of cholera and COVID-19. An estimated 24.1 million people – over 80 per cent of the population – are in need of some form of assistance, including 14.4 million who are in acute need.

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