UNFPA Response in Yemen Monthly Situation Report #8 – August 2019

Publication Date: August 2019
Author: UNFPA Yemen

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The conflict is becoming increasingly volatile and fragile. Earlier in August, fighting in Aden between Government forces and forces affiliated with the Southern Transitional Council killed or injured at least 300 people and displaced 638 families. Strikes on a family home in Hajjah killed 12 civilians, including six children. An attack on a market in Sa’ada killed and injured 40 people as they shopped for food.

Heavy rains hit Yemen in August, resulting in flooding and widespread humanitarian needs. UNFPA and partners responded to thousands of people in need by providing immediate relief items through the Rapid Response Mechanism.