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As of the end of March 2018, UNFPA’s response in Yemen, has reached nearly 24,000 people with reproductive health services and services for some 4,000 survivors of gender-based violence. 

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UNFPA Syria is on the ground to meet the dire needs and to respond to the rapidly changing situation in the Afrin and East Ghouta area.

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The Regional Situation Report for the Syria Crisis offers a bird’s eye view of UNFPA’s operations withing the context of the Syria crisis.

 

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The situation in Yemen remains catastrophic. A record 22.2 million people need humanitarian assistance or protection – including 8.4 million people who are severely food insecure. People’s lives have continued unraveling.

 

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The Regional Situation Report for the Syria Crisis offers a bird’s eye view of UNFPA’s operations withing the context of the Syria crisis.

 

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Almost three years into the conflict, Yemen remains the largest man-made humanitarian crisis globally. A staggering 22.2 million people – some 75 per cent of the population – need humanitarian assistance, including 11.3 million people who urgently require immediate assistance to survive.

 

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The number of older people is growing fast in the Arab Region. According to the UN Population Division, the region’s population aged 60 and older (60+) is going to almost double in 15 years, increasing from 27 million in 2015 to 50 million in 2030, and by 2045, increasing to more than 80 million. 

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Entering the third year of humanitarian crisis, conflict, severe economic decline, and collapsing essential public services have taken an enormous toll on the Yemeni population, exacerbating existing vulnerabilities.

 
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Highlights

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC (FROM ALL CHANNELS)

 419,707 reproductive health services delivered to Syrians

19,454 deliveries supported, including 8,746 C-section deliveries

 83,178 family planning services

25,820 gender-based violence services provided to Syrians

20,356 women accessed women safe spaces

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On 1 December 2017, tensions between Houthi rebels and the General People’s Congress flared up , sparking fierce fighting in Sana’a city and other areas of Yemen leading to the assignation of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. At least 125 people have been killed and more than 230 people injured, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Clashes
have been reported from at least 16 different neighbourhoods in Sana’a city. Some of the fiercest fighting has been around the Diplomatic area near the UN compound and those of other humanitarian organizations. The UN downscaled its international staff presence in Sana’a and other targeted governorates as a result. The situation in Sana’a city, port of Hudaydah and
many part of the country remains tense, volatile and unpredictable.
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