Follow our @Shabia_M who is at the #Yemen Pledging conference in Geneva today keeping us up to date on the latest!
We urge the member states to give generously to save the lives of millions of Yemenis.
Over 24 million people in Yemen need humanitarian assistance. #YemenCantWait https://t.co/a9WLKN5sC2
#Yemen: Landmines & explosive remnants of war (ERW) continue to pose a serious risk to the life & safety of millions of people. Children are particularly at risk. In 2018, around 227 children like Salah were affected in landmine or ERW-related incidents https://t.co/sXZm82dQ66https://t.co/lv8IdKQ2W5
#Yemen: 4.3 million people have been displaced since March 2015; 83% are women and children.
Sudden & new displacement has increased the vulnerability of women & girls.
Child marriage escalated by 3 fold between 2017 and 2018. #InvestinHumanity
#Yemen: 2019 Humanitarian Needs Overview shows poverty rates have dramatically increased, with an estimated 81% of Yemenis now below poverty line.
Economy has contracted by nearly 50% over last 3 yrs & inflation estimated to have accelerated to over 40% https://t.co/sXZm81WeHw
#Yemen: Situation for refugees, asylum-seekers & migrants deteriorated in 2018. Est 150,000 individuals arrived in Yemen in 2018 despite conflict & grave risks. More than 30% of new arrivals are unaccompanied minors https://t.co/sXZm81WeHwhttps://t.co/8d8VgpkeNv
Impact of war on children in #Yemen
?7.4 million children need humanitarian assistance
? 35% of child protection incidents in 2018 were related to mental health & psychosocial issues
?2 million children are acutely malnourished
?2 million children are out of school https://t.co/OELNn6m5Sm
Yemen: 2019 Humanitarian Needs Overview shows number of people in acute need of assistance is 27% higher than last year.
Two-thirds of all districts in the country are already pre-famine, and one-third face a convergence of multiple acute vulnerabilities https://t.co/sXZm81WeHw
#Yemen: 80% of population requires some form of humanitarian assistance
*3.34 million displaced
*20 million are food insecure
* 17.8 million lack access to safe water & sanitation
* 19.7 million lack access to adequate healthcare.