WFP Yemen Situation Report #7, July 2021

In Numbers

20.7 million people in need of humanitarian assistance

16.2 million people food insecure

47,000 people in famine-like conditions

4 million people internally displaced


  • WFP targeted 11.3 million people in Yemen with General Food Assistance in July.
  • Key economic indicators continue their decline, with the Yemeni riyal (YER) hitting a record low of YER 1,000/USD 1 in southern Yemen.
  • The economic decline is driving continued food insecurity: A WFP-FAO food security outlook analysis notes Yemen as a “highest alert level” hotspot, with a further deterioration of the food security situation likely over the coming months.
  • Hostilities continue in Ma’rib governorate, displacing 24,800 people by the end of July.
  • 7,058 confirmed cumulative cases of COVID-19 had been reportd in Yemen as of the end of July

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