Yemen Humanitarian Update

No. of pages: 3

Publication date: 27 May 2018

Author: UNOCHA

Key Issues:

  • Despite ongoing conflict, humanitarian access to parts of Al-Wazi’iyah and Mawza districts in Taizz Governorate has improved, including from Aden and Al-Turbah City.
  • Hundreds of families have fled military operations in Altuhayat District, Al Hudaydah Governorate, with an estimated 705 arriving in Zabid and Al-Garrahi districts.
  • Heavy rains affected several governorates in the southern coastal areas as Cyclone Sagar passed the Gulf of Aden, but minimal damage was reported.
  • Data collected by WHO from functioning health facilities indicate that from March 2015 to April 2018, 9,559 people have been killed and 55,616 injured in Yemen’s conflict.