To improve basic services, enhance economic opportunities and reduce the vulnerability of the poor in Yemen.
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 2016 UN Humanitarian Response Plan.
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 contribute to a sustainable reduction in under-five mortality from under-nutrition in priority governorates in Yemen and to alleviating nutrition, health and WASH humanitarian needs
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 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.
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.
To provide independent monitoring of DFID development programme in Yemen by an external organisation who will undertake field visits, verify project activity and collect views from beneficiaries. This will strengthen DFID’s work in Yemen through improving all our other projects. Approximately 100 communities benefitting from DFID aid projects will be visited each year for three years.