The IOM Yemen team (300+ local staff) continues its activities on the ground, extending humanitarian aid in the southern and northern regions of the country. Two IOM staff are joining the OCHA - led MIRA assessment team in Adenon 9 April. Additional field assessments in Aden and Abyan are under way.
A total of 55 confirmed cases were reported in the week to 15 March, compared with 58 the previous week. This is the lowest weekly total since late June 2014.
Currently 1.5 million people are internally displaced in South Sudan, with over 515,000 people seeking refuge in neighbouring Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Sudan.
Currently, an estimated 166,000 people, including 82,000 children, on 22 islands in Vanuatu have been affected by Tropical Cyclone Pam. An estimated 50 to 90 per cent of local dwellings have been damaged by strong winds and approximately 75,000 people are in need of temporary emergency shelter and 110,000 people are without access to clean drinking water.