Yemen Factsheet on 2017 Strategic Objectives

October 2017
Author: UNFPA Yemen


UNFPA's strategic priorities in its humanitarian response to the Yemen crisis include the following.

Reproductive Health

  • Availability of life-saving reproductive health drugs, supplies and equipment to health facilities
  • Mobile medical teams and clinics providing reproductive health services that include safe deliveries and are integrated with nutrition services for pregnant women and cholera prevention information
  • Availability of birth spacing methods accessible to people in health facilities and mobile clinics
  • Reproductive health kits available in medical structures including cholera treatment centres
  • Availability of skilled health providers, particularly midwives at community level
  • Establishment of a reproductive health information management system
  • Coordinate reproductive health response through the RH Inter-Agency Working Group under the health cluster

Gender-based Violence Prevention and Response

  • Provide medical supplies including post-rape treatment kits for survivors of gender-based violence
  • Provide clinical management of rape and treatment of sexually transmitted infections
  • Respond to gender-based violence through the provision of pyscho-social support, legal aid, access to safe houses and referrals to healthy and other service
  • Distribute dignity kits, containing menstrual and personal hygiene items, including aquatablets and information on cholera prevention to vulnerable and displaced persons
  • Engage men and boys to address gender-based violence at community level
  • Strengthen gender-based violence Information and Management System
  • Strengthen the community's awareness on issues related to gender-based violence services available, including cholera prevention and treatment
  • Establish referral pathways, protocols and improving capacities and safe access to resources • Support services and livelihood opportunities for survivors of gender-based violence
  • Lead coordination of gendr-based violence response