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Yemen - Complex Emergency Fact Sheet #9, Fiscal Year (FY) 2022

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31.9 MILLION Population of Yemen
UN HNO – April 2022

23.4 MILLION People in Need of Humanitarian Assistance
UN HNO – April 2022

4.3 MILLION People Internally Displaced in Yemen Since March 2015
UN HNO – April 2022

19 MILLION People in Acute Food Insecurity
IPC – March 2022

2.2 MILLION Children Likely to Experience Wasting
IPC – March 2022

  • On July 16, President Biden announced $1 billion in additional funding for the humanitarian response in the Middle East and North Africa region, including $431 million to support humanitarian needs in Yemen.

  • WFP plans to temporarily reduce food assistance rations for its estimated 13 million beneficiaries in Yemen due to funding shortfalls and rising food prices and operational costs. However, incoming USAID/BHA in-kind food commodities are expected to bolster rations until the end of the year.

  • In late June, Al Houthi officials rejected a UN proposal to reopen roads in Yemen’s Ta’izz Governorate. Reopening the roads is crucial to civilian and humanitarian access.