YE­MEN IN NUM­BERS (UN, March 2018)

The Daily News Egypt - - In-focus -

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• 60% of the pop­u­la­tion, 18 mil­lion peo­ple, are food in­se­cure

8.4 mil­lion peo­ple do not know how they will ob­tain their next meal


Less than 50% of health fa­cil­i­ties are func­tion­ing

18% of dis­tricts have no doc­tors 56% of the pop­u­la­tion, 16 mil­lion peo­ple, do not have reg­u­lar ac­cess to ba­sic health care

Wa­ter and san­i­ta­tion

• • • 55% of the pop­u­la­tion, 16 mil­lion peo­ple, do not have reg­u­lar ac­cess to safe wa­ter and ba­sic hy­giene

73% of the pop­u­la­tion does not have ac­cess to piped drink­ing wa­ter


25% of pop­u­la­tion, 7.5 mil­lion peo­ple, need nutri­tion sup­port, • and 50% of all chil­dren are stunted

2.9 mil­lion chil­dren and women are acutely mal­nour­ished; the num­ber of chil­dren suf­fer­ing from se­vere acute mal­nu­tri­tion has in­creased 90% in the last three years


• 48% of women are il­lit­er­ate 25% of chil­dren are out of school 11% of schools are de­stroyed or • • used for other pur­poses


• 72% of girls are mar­ried be­fore the age of 18

44% of mar­riages in hard-hit dis­tricts in­volve girls un­der the age of 15

Less than 50% of births are at­tended by skilled health per­son­nel


• • • • Two mil­lion peo­ple are dis­placed, 76% are women and chil­dren One mil­lion peo­ple have re­turned to their home ar­eas


• 1.25 mil­lion civil ser­vants are not re­ceiv­ing salaries

Ba­sic food prices have in­creased 98% and fuel 110% in the last three years

In hard-hit ar­eas un­em­ploy­ment rates are as high as 50%

Fight­ing con­tin­ues in eastern, south­ern Hu­day­dah. The main road to Sana’a re­mains in­ac­ces­si­ble to hu­man­i­tar­ian part­ners

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