01 March 2023

Responding Rapidly to Displaced Families' Needs in Yemen

Ravaged by over eight years of conflict, Yemen is facing a severe humanitarian crisis that has left millions of people in dire need of assistance. UNICEF Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) project has been operating with the support of OCHA YHF fund to orr. The project aims to deliver essential items to affected areas, providing hygiene kits, health…, Overcoming Challenges to Deliver Assistance, Despite its challenges, the RRM project has been instrumental in providing essential items to displaced families in Yemen. Mukhtar Mohammed, an RRM Field Officer in Abyan Governorate, shared, "The challenge we face during the distribution is the distance of IDPs from the main distribution area, so we have to transport the kits to their locations.…, Voices of Hope and Overcoming Struggles with the Help of Kits, The UNICEF RRM project has successfully responded to the needs of displaced families, ensuring that they receive essential items as soon as possible. Taiseer Mohammed, a displaced mother of twins from Taiz Governorate who now lives in Jawlat Sada Camp, said: "UNICEF's support was really helpful for us. They provided us with essential hygiene kits…, Comprehensive Assistance for Yemen's Displaced Families, The RRM project has demonstrated the possibility of providing rapid support to families in need and helped prevent the spread of diseases and epidemics, which is of significant concern in IDP camps. UNICEF aims to expand the project's reach to include additional areas with displaced families. However, there is still much more to be done to…