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Yemen - State of Food Insecurity in Yemen based on the Emergency Food Security and Nutrition Assessment (EFSNA), April 2017


Yemen - State of Food Insecurity in Yemen based on the Emergency Food Security and Nutrition Assessment (EFSNA), April 2017
  • The conflict in Yemen has led to an alarming deterioration in the food security and nutrition situation leaving sixty percent of the population in food crisis or emergency.
  • One in three Yemeni households have poor food consumption reflecting a diet of extremely poor quality and quantity – mainly consisting of bread, sugar and oil.
  • The ongoing widespread conflict has had devastating impacts on people’s lives and overall well-being. In response, 62 percent of households are forced to adapt coping strategies, a 30 percent increase compared to 2014.
  • The household hunger score has nearly tripled since 2014. Over two-fifth of Yemeni households went to sleep hungry and almost one-fifth reported to have gone one day and night without eating.