UNFPA Response in Yemen Monthly Situation Report #2 – February 2019

Publication Date: February 2019
Author: UNFPA Yemen

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An estimated 24 million people – over 80 per cent of the population – are in need of some kind of assistance, including 14.4 million who are in acute need – nearly two million people more than in 2018. Some 4.3 million people have been displaced in the last three years with 3.3 million currently displaced with 1 million returnees. UNFPA estimates that among the 24 million in need of humanitarian assistance, six million of them will be women and girls of reproductive age and 960,000 will be pregnant women.

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To date, 75,438 people, including 18,860 women of reproductive age, remain displaced from Al-Hassakeh, Ar-Raqqa and Aleppo governorates. 117,132 people have returned to their areas of origin. A large number of this population has been displaced more than once.
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Despite a difficult operating environment, since the beginning of 2019, 201 international and national humanitarian organisations continue to work across Yemen, responding to the most acute needs.
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Access to health care continues to be an essential need for newly displaced individuals and for host communities, including pregnant women.

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