Yemen Humanitarian Fund 2018-2019 Annual Monitoring Report
Yemen Humanitarian Fund & OCHA Yemen
During the period under review, Yemen continued to be the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, driven by conflict, economic collapse and the continuous breakdown of public institutions and services. Seventy-five per cent of the entire population, 22.2 million people required some form of humanitarian or protection assistance, including 11.3 million who were in acute need – an increase of more than one million people in acute need since June 2017. The escalation of the conflict since March 2015 had dramatically aggravated protection risks for millions.
The Yemen Humanitarian Fund (YHF) is the largest Country-Based Pooled Fund (CBPF) in the world. It makes funding directly available to humanitarian partners operating in Yemen so they can deliver timely and effective life-saving assistance to those who need it most. Donor contributions are unearmarked and allocated to eligible partners through an inclusive and transparent process in support of priorities set out in the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (YHRP). In 2018, 26 generous donors contributed a record-breaking $208.7m.
Between January 2018 and July 2019, the YHF has supported 187 projects amounting to $302m. This monitoring report provides an overview of YHF monitoring functions and analysis of projects monitored since 2018 and until July 2019.