YEMEN – Conflict ETC Situation Report #22 Reporting period 16/03/18 to 15/04/18

• The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) has signed a Service Lease Agreement (SLA) to extend its support of the World Health Organisation (WHO) cholera project. • The ETC Coordinator went on mission to the World Food Programme (WFP) office in Dubai where he presented an overview of the ETC operation in Yemen. • The ETC has opened a new ETC hub in Al Hudaydah. Situation Overview
The humanitarian situation in Yemen continues to deteriorate. It is reported that more than 1.2 million people in need are located in the most inaccessible areas of the country with access restraints in 90% of districts. An additional 8 million people in need are in areas where humanitarian responders face regular obstacles. To compound the already dire situation, a fire in a World Food Programme (WFP) warehouse in Al Hudaydah destroyed thousands of tonnes of relief food items destined for people in need while a sharp escalation in aerial attacks was reported in Sa’ada and Al Jawf governorates.

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