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September 2022

Torrential rainfall and flooding affected more than 517,000 people. 
Harsh winter temperatures threaten the lives and well-being of 134,000 displaced families.
YSC assisted 329,665 IDPs, returnees, and vulnerable host community members in Q3. 
YSC Mid-year report was released.
The Shelter Cluster Strategy & Capacity Development Strategy for 2022-2024 has been finalized. 
YSC developed a Shelter Profile for Yemen with the support of CRAterre University.
CCPM action plan review session was organized.

  • 200 partners
  • $225.0 M (21%) required (funded)
  • 7.4 M / 3.1 M / 0.9 M people in need / targeted / reached

June 2022

The Shelter Cluster, through 28 humanitarian organizations, continued to deliver aid to 219,603 people assisted in the second quarter.

Heavy rainfall continues to cause flooding, which affects over 3,982 families up to the end of June.

UN Envoy to Yemen announced an additional two-month renewable truce starting 2 June 2022.

  • 200 partners
  • $225.0 M (15%) required (funded)
  • 7.4 M / 3.1 M / 0.5 M people in need / targeted / reached

March 2022

165,494 Yemenis were displaced due to armed conflict or climate change disasters in the first quarter.

The Shelter Cluster, through 25 humanitarian organizations, continued to deliver aid to 190,000 people assisted in the first quarter.

A third Shelter Solutions Exhibitions was launched in Aden with 8 shelter prototypes were presented.

The Special Envoy for UNHCR, Angelina Jolie visited Yemen in March to draw attention to the devastating consequences of the seven-year-old conflict on the civilian population.

  • 200 partners
  • $225.0 M (15%) required (funded)
  • 7.4 M / 3.1 M / 0.2 M people in need / targeted / reached

December 2021

This year, nearly half million Yemenis were displaced and 337,000 people were affected by flooding.

Shelter Cluster agreed to proceed with an HNO analysis of existing data sources due to delay in MCLA.

1.8 million IDPs, returnees, and host community members were reached by the Shelter Cluster programmes in 2021 through 44 humanitarian organizations.

Shelter Solutions Exhibitions were launched in Sana'a and Marib and the third exhibition is under preparation in Aden.

  • 167 partners
  • $207.6 M (42%) required (funded)
  • 7.3 M / 3.8 M / 1.8 M people in need / targeted / reached

September 2021

This year, nearly 5,000 Yemeni families have been forced to flee their homes in the Marib governorate and seek shelter elsewhere across the country.Eviction threats in IDP sites increased.384,000 IDPs, returnees, and vulnerable host community members have been assisted with Shelter/NFIs in the third quarter of 2021.A Shelter Solutions Exhibition is planned to be launched in November

  • 167 partners
  • $207.6 M (10%) required (funded)
  • 7.3 M / 3.8 M / 1.1 M people in need / targeted / reached

June 2021

Further conflict escalation reported in AlBayda displacing over 1,500 families.Fire incidents continue to be a prevalent concern in IDP sites with 67 incidents recorded.The Humanitarian Country Team endorsed establishing a Technical Working on Housing Land and Property.Shelter Cluster assisted 320,826 IDPs, returnees, and vulnerable host community members in the second quarter of 2021.A contingency plan was developed by the Shelter Cluster, reflecting scenarios for conflict and natural disasters and estimating 91,200 HHs for the most likely scenario and 240,540 HHs in the worst-case scenari

  • 167 partners
  • $207.6 M (10%) required (funded)
  • 7.3 M / 3.8 M / 0.7 M people in need / targeted / reached

March 2021

Fighting between the warring parties raged in several conflict frontlines, displacing at least 3,442 families in Marib, 390 Hajjah, and 1,916 Taizz.

  • 167 partners
  • $207.6 M (6%) required (funded)
  • 7.3 M / 3.8 M / 0.2 M people in need / targeted / reached

December 2020

Shelter Cluster estimates that of the total 7.3 million people who require Shelter/NFI assistance, almost 2.7 million individuals are in acute need. Shelter living conditions directly affect not only the family’s safety and protection but also their health and hygiene.Shelter Cluster assisted 870,396 IDPs, returnees, and vulnerable host community members during the fourth quarter of 2020.The winterization support was provided to 219,577 people, including 73,881 people in the acute category experiencing low weather temperatures.Heating, cooking, and fire security being an increasing concern.

  • 167 partners
  • $230.0 M (31%) required (funded)
  • 7.3 M / 3.0 M / 2.4 M people in need / targeted / reached

September 2020

Heavy rainfall and floods affected 62,508 families, especially in lower-elevation areas.More than half a million vulnerable people in acute needs would be exposed to low temperatures during the winter months.Shelter Cluster assisted nearly 0.

  • 158 partners
  • $230.0 M (15%) required (funded)
  • 7.3 M / 3.0 M / 1.3 M people in need / targeted / reached

June 2020

Heavy rainfall continues to cause flooding and affected over 41,253 families up to the end of June.Alarming deterioration in the COVID-19 situation as cases is spreading rapidly across the country.Shelter Cluster assisted nearly 0.48 million IDPs, returnees and vulnerable host community members including 20% of reported needs of flood affected population.A fund mapping was conducted recording 37 projects from 22 organizations.

  • 158 partners
  • $230.0 M (15%) required (funded)
  • 7.3 M / 3.0 M / 0.9 M people in need / targeted / reached