UNICEF Yemen Humanitarian Situation Report March2022

1 to 31 March 2022

Ghosson on the road to recovery after receiving treatment for malnutrition at a UNICEF supported hospital in Yemen.


  • UNICEF Yemen has a funding gap of $393.8 million required to respond to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen in 2022.
  • The number of people requiring humanitarian assistance has increased from 20.7 million in 2021 to 23.4 million in 2022. Of these, 55 per cent are children.
  • 17.4 million people need food assistance. This figure is expected to increase to 19 million between June 2022 and the end of the year.
  • Since the beginning of the year, a total of 965,058 children under five (479,223 male, 485,835 female) have been screened for malnutrition.
  • In March, UNICEF delivered 2,909,000 doses of trivalent oral polio vaccine (tOPV) to 2,357,414 children under the age of 10


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