As the escalating humanitarian crisis enters its fourth year, widespread conflict, severe economic decline, food insecurity and collapse of essential public services continue to take an enormous toll on the population, exacerbating existing vulnerabilitiesHUMANITARIAN RESPONSE PLAN (HRP) 2019
The humanitarian crisis in Yemen remains the worst in the world. More than four years of conflict and severe economic decline are driving the country to the brink of famine and exacerbating needs in all sectors. An estimated 80 per cent of the population – 24 million people – require some form of humanitarian or protection assistance, including 14.3 million who are in acute need. In 2019, humanitarian partners aim to reach 21.4 million of the most vulnerable people in the country with lifesaving assistance.
131 Humanitarian organisations and partners were active in Yemen in January and February 2019 to assist people with the most acute needs in priority districts across Yemen’s 22 governorates. Together they have assisted over 9.77 M total Average reach for Jan to Feb with some form of humanitarian assistance.