Yemen

< Nov 2018
March 2019
Shelter situation in an IDP hosting site in Abs district, Hajjah governorate. Photo: ADO.

 Highlights

  • Shelter/NFI/CCCM Cluster assisted 18 percent out of 3 million people planned to be reached in 2019.
  • More than 151,800 people were displaced by the conflict in the first quarter.
  • The Shelter/NFI/CCCM Cluster organized a donor engagement session to strengthen relationship with donors and understand their priorities.

Coverage against targets

Need analysis

  • The situation on the conflict frontlines remains intense and generates new waves of displacements for over 25,300 families (or 151,800 people) to mainly Hajjah and Al Hudaydah, Al Dhale'e and Amran governorates.
  • Most frequent Shelter/NFIs issues cited by affected population are overcrowding, families unable to afford rent payments, high cost of shelter materials in the local market, lack of basic household items in the local market, and when available families do not have the means to purchase them and lack of lighting in their shelters. 

Response

  • On 24 th of Feb, IM training organized at the national level on Activityinfo attended by 20 participants from NGO Partners.
  • On 5th of March, Gender integration training was attended by 17 participants from NGO Partners at the national level to facilitate more efficient actions towards gender equality and integrating gender concerns in policy decisions and practical implementation of response.
  • From 25th to 26th of March, the Cluster organized a Donor Engagement Session in Amman, Jordon attended by 30 participants from donors, UN and NGO Partners and SNCCs (Sub-National Cluster Coordinators). This was an opportunity to discuss the Shelter/NFI/CCCM Cluster Strategy 2019-2020 and the work of the Cluster as well as donors priorities.

Gaps / challenges

  • Significant funding shortfall remains a major and outstanding challenge in the Shelter and NFI response.
  • Increasing needs and decline coping strategies of both the IDPs and host communities as the conflict enters its fifth year.