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IDPs

People in Need JSON 
22,200,000
Last updated 01 Jan 2018
IDPs in Yemen JSON 
2,014,026
Last updated 31 Oct 2017
Source - TFPM 
IDP Returnees in Yemen JSON 
956,076
Last updated 31 Oct 2017
Source - TFPM 
Refugees and Asylum seekers in Yemen JSON 
279,722
Last updated 30 Jun 2018
Source - UNHCR 
Refugees and Asylum seekers by Country of Origin JSON  .CSV 
Country of origin Source Data date Population
Somalia UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  91.6%
256,363
Ethiopia UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  4.7%
13,107
Syrian Arab Rep. UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  1.3%
3,704
Iraq UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  1.2%
3,364
Eritrea UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.6%
1,817
State of Palestine UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.3%
768
Sudan UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.2%
499
Others UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.0%
100


Refugees and Asylum seekers by Age and Gender JSON 
Source - UNHCR
Refugees and Asylum seekers by Governorate JSON  .CSV 
Location name Source Data date Population
Abyan UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.0%
30
Aden UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  48.9%
136,717
Al Bayda UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.1%
246
Al Dhale'e UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.0%
17
Al Hudaydah UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.2%
496
Al Jawf UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.0%
31
Al Maharah UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.8%
2,204
Al Mahwit UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.0%
14
Amanat Al Asimah UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  39.7%
111,080
Amran UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.0%
28
Dhamar UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.1%
237
Hadramaut UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  3.4%
9,425
Hajjah UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.0%
14
Ibb UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.1%
231
Lahj UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  5.7%
15,973
Marib UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.0%
54
Sa'ada UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.0%
112
Shabwah UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.0%
38
Taizz UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.8%
2,239
Sana'a UNHCR 30 Jun 2018
  0.2%
536


Assisted Spontaneous Returns per Month JSON 
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    Assisted Spontaneous Return (ASR) Dashboard July 2018

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    Assisted Spontaneous Return of Somali Refugees out of Yemen
    Published: 12 July 2018 (4 months ago)
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    Map showing the displacement of Somalis within Horn of Africa May 2018

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    Prepared by the Regional Service Centre in Nairobi, this map shows the displacement of Somalis within the Horn of Africa and Yemen Region.The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on th...
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    Map/graphic showing the displacement of Somalis in in the Greater Horn of Africa region as of 30 September 2017

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    Map/graphic showing the displacement of Somalis in in the Greater Horn of Africa region as of 30 September 2017
    Published: 10 November 2017 (1 year ago)
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    Famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen

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    About 150,000 people are facing Famine in Nigeria and South Sudan. Another 9 million face Emergency food security outcomes (IPC 4) in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen, and could face Famine (I...
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    Yemen situation: Arrivals into the Horn of Africa 30 April 2017

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    Yemen situation: Arrivals into the Horn of Africa 31 March 2017

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    Assisted Spontaneous Return (ASR) Dashboard July 2018

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    Assisted Spontaneous Return of Somali Refugees out of Yemen
    Published: 12 July 2018 (4 months ago)
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    Yemen Situation: Arrivals into the Horn of Africa 31 December 2016

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    Published: 31 March 2017 (1 year ago)
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    Yemen Situation: Arrivals into the Horn of Africa 31 October 2016

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    Yemen Situation
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    Yemen Situation: Arrivals into the Horn of Africa 15 June

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    Published: 29 June 2016 (2 years ago)
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    Yemen Situation: Movements To and From Yemen - 1 June 2016

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    Published: 24 June 2016 (2 years ago)
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    Yemen Situation: Arrivals into the Horn of Africa - 15 Jun 2016

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    New Arrivals in Yemen Comparison - April 2016

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    Published: 29 May 2016 (2 years ago)
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  • Yemen situation : who what where whom

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    Published: 16 September 2015 (3 years ago)
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  • Yemen situation : 3W

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    Published: 16 September 2015 (3 years ago)
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    2016-10-20Yemen RMRP 2016 - Funding tracking all agencies

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    Published: 21 October 2016 (2 years ago)
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    [Yemen Sit 2016] RRMRP Inter-agency funding snapshot - September 2016

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    Published: 30 September 2016 (2 years ago)
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    [Yemen Sit 2016] RMRP Inter-agency funding snapshot - 1 September 2016

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    Published: 1 September 2016 (2 years ago)
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    [Yemen Sit 2016] RRMRP Inter-agency funding snapshot - August 2016

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    Published: 30 August 2016 (2 years ago)
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    [Yemen Sit 2016] RRMRP Inter-agency funding snapshot - August 2016

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    Published: 30 August 2016 (2 years ago)
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    2016 Yemen Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan - Funding Snapshot as of 15 August 2016

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    Published: 25 August 2016 (2 years ago)
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    Map showing the displacement of Somalis within Horn of Africa May 2018

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    Prepared by the Regional Service Centre in Nairobi, this map shows the displacement of Somalis within the Horn of Africa and Yemen Region.The boundaries and names shown and the designations used on th...
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    Map/graphic showing the displacement of Somalis in in the Greater Horn of Africa region as of 30 September 2017

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    Map/graphic showing the displacement of Somalis in in the Greater Horn of Africa region as of 30 September 2017
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    Yemen situation: Arrivals into the Horn of Africa 30 April 2017

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    Published: 26 May 2017 (1 year ago)
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    Yemen situation: Arrivals into the Horn of Africa 31 March 2017

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    Published: 2 May 2017 (1 year ago)
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    Yemen situation: Movements to and from Yemen 31 March 2017

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    Published: 2 May 2017 (1 year ago)
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    Yemen Situation Map: Regional Refugee and Migrant Response - 31 March 2017

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  • UNHCR and IOM join forces to enhance humanitarian assistance for migrants and refugees fleeing Yemen

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    UNHCR and IOM join forces to enhance humanitarian assistance for migrants and refugees fleeing Yemen
    Published: 6 October 2015 (3 years ago)
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    UNHCR and IOM join forces to enhance humanitarian assistance for migrants and refugees fleeing Yemen

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    UNHCR and IOM join forces to enhance humanitarian assistance for migrants and refugees fleeing Yemen
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    RRMRP Update Dec 2015 - Update 1

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    RRMRP Update Dec 2015 - Update 1
    Published: 4 January 2016 (2 years ago)
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    Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan 2016 - Overview (Arabic)

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    Published: 17 December 2015 (2 years ago)
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    Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan 2016
    Published: 14 December 2015 (2 years ago)
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    RRMRP 2016 Press Release - English

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    RRMRP 2016 Press Release - English
    Published: 10 December 2015 (3 years ago)
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    RRMRP 2016 Press Release - French
    Published: 10 December 2015 (3 years ago)
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    RRMRP 2016 Press Release - Arabic

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    RRMRP 2016 Press Release - Arabic
    Published: 10 December 2015 (3 years ago)
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    IOM Regional Response to the Yemen Crisis - 1 - 31 August 2016

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    Published: 23 September 2016 (2 years ago)
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    IOM Regional Response to the Yemen Crisis - 1 - 31 July 2016

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    Published: 21 September 2016 (2 years ago)
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    IOM Regional Response to the Yemen Crisis - 1 - 30 June 2016

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    Published: 21 July 2016 (2 years ago)
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    IOM Regional Response to the Yemen Crisis - May 2016

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    Published: 2 June 2016 (2 years ago)
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    Yemen Shelter CCCM Report - April 2016

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    Published: 23 May 2016 (2 years ago)
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    Protection Cluster in Yemen Report - April 2016

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    Published: 23 May 2016 (2 years ago)
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    Culture, context and mental health of Somali refugees

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    A primer for staff working in mental health and psychosocial support programmes
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    Famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen

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    About 150,000 people are facing Famine in Nigeria and South Sudan. Another 9 million face Emergency food security outcomes (IPC 4) in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen, and could face Famine (I...
    Published: 30 May 2017 (1 year ago)
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    Djibouti Inter-Agency Update #46

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    Djibouti Inter-Agency Update #46
    Published: 1 September 2016 (2 years ago)
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    UNHCR Yemen Situation Update #37

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    Published: 15 August 2016 (2 years ago)
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    UNHCR Yemen Situation Update #39

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    UNHCR Yemen Situation Update #40

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    UNHCR Yemen Situation Update #38

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    Djibouti Inter-Agency Update #45

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    Djibouti Inter-Agency Update #45
    Published: 11 August 2016 (2 years ago)
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    Yemen Situation: Regional Refugee and Migrant Response - 1 Dec 2015 (Arabic)

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    Yemen Situation: Regional Refugee and Migrant Response - 1 Dec 2015 (Arabic)
    Published: 17 December 2015 (2 years ago)
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  • Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan 2016 : Regional Overview (Arabic)

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    Published: 15 December 2015 (2 years ago)
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  • Funding Information (2018)
    $198,700,000
    Total appeal
    Date of Funding Data 24 July 2018 (4 months ago)


    IDPs by Governorate JSON 
    Location name Source Data date Population
    Abyan TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      0.8%
    15,798
    Aden TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      2.0%
    41,028
    Al Bayda TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      1.7%
    34,998
    Al Dhale'e TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      1.3%
    26,910
    Al Hudaydah TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      5.2%
    104,292
    Al Jawf TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      2.3%
    46,122
    Al Maharah TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      0.2%
    3,588
    Al Mahwit TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      2.0%
    40,170
    Amanat Al Asimah TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      7.9%
    158,604
    Amran TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      7.8%
    156,312
    Dhamar TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      6.0%
    121,410
    Hadramaut TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      0.7%
    13,830
    Hajjah TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      18.7%
    376,026
    Ibb TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      6.8%
    137,376
    Lahj TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      2.7%
    55,338
    Marib TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      3.7%
    73,626
    Raymah TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      2.1%
    42,450
    Sa'ada TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      5.2%
    105,384
    Shabwah TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      0.9%
    18,312
    Taizz TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      15.7%
    316,440
    Sana'a TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      6.3%
    126,012


    The age and gender breakdown of IDPs are as follows: 21% are men, 23% are women, 28% are boys and 27% are girls. Age and gender breakdown of IDPs per area is based on the Central Statistical Office of Yemen (CSO) projected numbers for 2018.
    IDP Returnees by Governorate JSON 
    Location name Source Data date Population
    Abyan TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      0.5%
    4,806
    Aden TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      34.8%
    332,664
    Al Bayda TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      0.3%
    2,838
    Al Dhale'e TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      1.6%
    15,750
    Al Hudaydah TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      0.1%
    1,146
    Al Jawf TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      0.9%
    8,232
    Al Maharah TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      1.0%
    9,342
    Amanat Al Asimah TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      19.5%
    186,168
    Amran TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      1.2%
    11,070
    Dhamar TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      3.2%
    30,540
    Hadramaut TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      3.5%
    33,936
    Hajjah TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      4.1%
    38,880
    Ibb TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      1.0%
    9,858
    Lahj TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      7.4%
    70,488
    Marib TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      1.4%
    13,212
    Sa'ada TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      3.5%
    33,768
    Shabwah TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      6.2%
    59,256
    Taizz TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      9.8%
    93,444
    Sana'a TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      0.0%
    6
    Socotra TFPM 31 Oct 2017
      0.1%
    672


    Number of IDPs since May 2015 JSON 
    Key Contact Information

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    External Relations mcdonnel@unhcr.org
    Data Management shaqman@unhcr.org, alshaiab@unhcr.org
    Media mantoo@unhcr.org