Some 24 million people across Yemen need humanitarian aid, including 14 million in acute need, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a situation report.
A fuel crisis that has been plaguing the country has seriously hampered the humanitarian response in northern governorates and stranded migrants are in desperate need of humanitarian aid, OCHA said.
Additionally, there are 3.65 million displaced people in the country.
The latest OCHA figures on the Covid-19 pandemic show 1,962 confirmed cases, with 567 deaths.
"The UN and our humanitarian partners provided emergency food supplies, hygiene kits and other essential items to more than 7,600 families affected by the floods across the country, while nearly 8,000 families have been verified for emergency assistance," Dujarric said.
The Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen at the end of last month was only 24 per cent funded, the lowest figure ever seen in Yemen so late in the year, OCHA said.
Only $811.5 million of the $3.38 billion have been donated so far.
"We urge donors to pay all outstanding pledges immediately and we urge those who have yet to pledge or pay to do so and increase support," the spokesman added.
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