Medair UK

Integrated Health, Nutrition and WASH in Yemen

Medair will respond to the humanitarian needs, and additional vulnerability resulting from the outbreak of Covid-19 of 56,372 individuals through an integrated health, nutrition and WASH response targeting vulnerable persons in Al Hussein and As Shuyab Districts, Al Dhale Governorate.

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It ran from 12:00 PM, 14 July 2020 to 12:00 PM, 11 August 2020

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1056731)

Check mark Match funded

Campaign target

£446,224

Amount raised

£14,767

Donations

112

  • ”Clearly Yemen is by far the biggest crisis in the Middle East, but also has been getting relatively little financial support and attention. If our mandate takes us anywhere, it should be to Yemen.”

    — Ivor Morgan - former Middle East Representative, Medair

  • ‘it doesn’t matter if health staff calls me in the middle of the night, if we can arrange the transport and a patient reaches the hospital on time, this is where we can all help in saving a life…. And after that, I have the best sleep

    — Ibrahim, Referall assitant, Medair

Situation

The humanitarian crisis in Yemen is the biggest of our time. 24.1 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Twenty million cannot access health care nor have enough food to eat, while nearly 18 million people do not have access to safe drinking water and sanitation facilities. 14 million people are in acute need of he Now, coronavirus has hit a population which was already incredibly vulnerable, resulting in more than four times the deaths from the disease than the global average.

Solution

Medair will respond to the humanitarian needs of 56,372 individuals through an integrated health, nutrition and WASH response targeting vulnerable persons in Al Hussein and As Shuyab Districts, Al Dhale Governorate. Basic maternal and child preventive and curative health and nutrition services will be provided to deliver a comprehensive service package. WASH activities will form an integrated part of the approach addressing unsafe water, poor hygiene, and diarrhoea’s effect on malnutrition.