The YHPF is a key funding mechanism that provides rapid support to NGOs and UN agencies to meet priority humanitarian needs in Yemen. It allows the UN to allocate funding in a co-ordinated and prioritised manner in line with the 2018 UN Humanitarian Response Plan.
To address the immediate and underlying causes of undernutrition through a life-cycle approach. It will address criticial nutirion, health, water and sanitation needs, and improve the technical anaysis and evidence informing the response.
A programme to provide Emergency Food Assistance to the Food Insecure and Conflict-Affected people in Yemen (2017-20)
The programme will work through NGOs to deliver: i) Food Security. The programme will improve the availability of food for the most vulnerable in Yemen, through well targeted cash and voucher assistance implemented through three lead agencies: CARE, ACTED and Oxfam. Provision of in-kind food assistance may be used if local market supplies are insufficient. ii) Malnutrition. In addition to, or complementing the existing food security beneficiaries, the CARE and ACTED consortia will provide the integrated prevention and treatment of acute malnutrition through three sectors: Nutrition, WASH and Health.
To help reduce extreme poverty and vulnerability and increase individual, household and community resilience in response to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen. This will be done through improved access to cash based social safety nets, restoring and improving access to basic services and improving livelihoods.
To support the achievement of the Global Goals through funding UK-based civil society organisations to deliver projects that assist in ending extreme poverty and building a better world by 2030. The programme will also provide opportunities for the UK public to engage in international development issues and have a say in how a portion of the aid budget is spent.
To strengthen protection to the Yemen response, including to mixed migration and other vulnerable groups, while ensuring a whole of caseload approach to protection.
To provide rapid, specialist, expertise and transportation for the UN to enable a more effective and better coordinated response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen from 2017 onwards
To improve the effectiveness and targeting of humanitarian delivery in Yemen through the provision of independent oversight. The UK delivers humanitarian support on a large scale in Yemen, but due to the conflict, it has no staff in the country. This programme will check that programmes are delivering the intended benefits and help ensure that programmes provide a holistic range of support to those most in need.
This programme focuses on de-escalation, stabilisation and expansion of political dialogue in Yemen and is intended to complement DFID’s large contribution of humanitarian aid for Yemen.