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Emergency Food and Nutritional Support to Conflict-affected Populations in Yemen

The Republic of Yemen is in an increasingly complex humanitarian crisis, with conflict in the north, secessionist movements in the south and Al Qaeda and other Salafist-led movements in various parts of the country. In addition, in 2011 there were very high levels of civil unrest, inspired by the “Arab Spring” revolutions in the region. The lack of strong central governance as well as the direct impact of conflict has exacerbated Yemen’s already severe poverty and malnutrition: 32 percent of the population are suffering food insecurity.

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Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries367,080
Beneficiary needs (mt)215,966
Beneficiary needs ($US)229,300,774
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 1,288,315
Japan10,000,000
Canada6,283,663
Finland2,051,984
USA1,712,900
UN CERF1,499,301
Switzerland1,108,648
Saudi Arabia429,494
Private Donors321,674
Republic of Korea300,000
Threats to food security
  • High food prices
  • Political instability
  • Population displacement
  • Environmental degradation
  • Influx of refugees