Facts and Figures
Population
26.8 million
Net Migration Rate
-1.4 migrants/ 1,000 population
Remittances
USD 3,455 million
Women
47.6%

Yemen, in its seventh year of conflict, continues to face the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Needs remain high, driven by the escalating conflict, disease, a declining economy, and the breakdown of public institutions and services. Millions are projected to experience alarming levels of acute malnutrition and food insecurity in 2021, with an estimated 80 per cent of population to remain in need of humanitarian assistance. Over 170,000 people were displaced in 2020 alone, with the opening of over a dozen new frontlines and the escalation of hostilities in governorates like Ma’rib. Without a peaceful resolution of the conflict, the severity of needs and suffering is expected to worsen across the country. At the same time, despite the current crisis, migrants continue to arrive irregularly in Yemen, with most hoping to find work in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has offices in Sana’a, Aden, Ma’rib and most recently, Ta’iz, where the Organization is expanding activities along the west coast. IOM supports vulnerable groups throughout Yemen, including displaced people, conflict affected communities and migrants. The Organization directly implements a multi-sector humanitarian response, namely health, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), shelter, non-food item (NFI) and cash-based assistance, camp coordination and camp management (CCCM), protection and displacement tracking (DTM). IOM priority in Yemen is to maximize the impact of its programming for the benefit of the vulnerable people it is serving while ensuring an accountable response. 

IOM’s Response in Yemen
Contact Information

International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Haddah Post Office Area
Haddah Zone
P.O. Box 16335
Sana'a
Republic of Yemen
 

Tel: +967 1 410 568
Fax: + 967 1 412 251
Email: iomyemenmediacomm@iom.int