Yemen

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  • ECHO Provides Support for Displaced Families in Yemen

    13/09/2016 — Yemen

    The World Food Programme (WFP) has recently provided urgently needed food for more than 22,000 displaced people in northern Yemen, thanks to support from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO). It is

  • Sharing Humanity: Abeer’s Story

    WHD Yemen

    17/08/2016 — Yemen

    As a programme associate  in Yemen for the World Food Programme, Abeer Noman has survived airstrikes, evacuated staff and made sure her own family is safe. In the lead up to this year’s World Humanitarian

  • 10 Ways to Stay Fit and Healthy During Ramadan

    09/06/2016 — Yemen

    It is important that staff maintain healthy, nutritious eating habits when observing Ramadan. Muslims worldwide are observing Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, as a month of fasting.

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  • 04/08/2017 — Yemen SHOTLIST (PDF)

    WFP Mounts Massive Emergency Response to Aid Desperate People of Yemen (For the Media)

    The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme, David Beasley, wrapped up a three-day visit to Yemen to see the scale of the humanitarian crisis and to step up combined efforts to help the Yemeni people. The country is facing a cholera outbreak in the midst of the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. In the last three months alone, 400,000 cases of suspected cholera and nearly 1,900 associated deaths have been recorded. Vital health, water and sanitation facilities have been crippled by more than two years of hostilities, and created the ideal conditions for diseases to spread. WFP urges all parties to the conflict to keep Hodeidah port open to ensure continuity of commercial and humanitarian shipments into the country. Closure of Hodeidah could tip the country into a full-fledged famine.

  • 04/08/2017 — Yemen

    Yemen, on the Brink of Famine

    Yemen is on the brink of famine, with over 60 per cent of the population – more than 17 million people – not knowing where their next meal will come from. Nearly 2 million Yemeni children are acutely malnourished. Malnutrition makes them more susceptible to cholera and other diseases; diseases create more malnutrition - a vicious combination.

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Publications

  • Yemen - mVAM Monitoring

    Yemen - mVAM Monitoring
    In July 2015, WFP started remote phone-based data collection and food security monitoring in Yemen through the mVAM (mobile Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping) approach. Survey...
  • Yemen - Monthly Market Watch, 2017

    Yemen - Monthly Market Watch, 2017
    Market situation update for September 2017. Key highlights include: Supply and availability of food and fuel commodities in September 2017 generally remained similar to August 2017...
  • Technical Guidance for the Joint Approach to Nutrition and Food Security Assessment (JANFSA)

    This Joint Approach for Nutrition and Food Security Assessment (JANFSA) guidance is designed for professionals and organizations intending to carry out integrated nutrition and food...
  • The Market Monitor

    The Market Monitor
    This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket. ...

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