Yemen IPC June 2016 - Summary of findings

Post date Wednesday, 3 August, 2016 - 12:13
Document Type Report
Content Themes IPC
Sources Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC)

Key findings in worst affected areas:  

  • Areas affected: out of 22 governorates nine Governorates are under Emergency (IPC Phase 4) – Ad Dali, Laheg, Taiz, Abyan, Sa’ada, Hajjah, Al Hodeidah, Al Bayda, Shabwah and ten Governorates are in Phase 3 (Crisis) – Aden, Amran, Dhamar, Sana’a, Amanat Al Asimah, Ibb, Marib, Raymah, Al Mahwit, Al Jawf.
  • Food Consumption: The national level Food Consumption Score (FCS), according to WFP’s mVAM, is 25.4% Poor, 25.0% Boarder line, and 49.5% acceptable while the national reduced Coping Strategy Index (rCSI) is 19.
  • Livelihood Change: Livelihood conditions were found to be poor and further deteriorating especially in governorates under Emergency (IPC Phase 4). Around 2.75 million individuals are internally displaced and have lost their livelihoods and remain jobless.
  • Nutrition: Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) is at alarming stage in most of the governorates. In Taiz City, GAM rate is 17%, in Taiz Lowland 25.1% and in Highland 14.4%. In Laheg, GAM rate is 14.6%, in Al Hodeidah 21.7% and in Hajjah 15.6%. 

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