Versions Compared

Key

  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.

Yemen Humanitarian Background

Return to country Yemen overview page

Disasters, Conflicts and Migration

Natural Disasters

Yes / No

Comments / Details

Drought

Yes1969 – 2,020,000 affected

Earthquakes

YesDecember 1982 – 401,500 affected (1,507 fatalities); November 1991 – 40,039 affected (10 fatalities)

Epidemics

YesSeptember 2000 – 468 people affected (32 fatalities)

Extreme Temperatures

No-

Flooding

YesJune 1996 – 238,210 people affected (338 fatalities); October 2008 – 25,064 affected (90 fatalities); January 2007 – 2,000 affected (36 fatalities)

Insect Infestation

No-

Mudslides

Yes1 event, 65 fatalities, affected population 11.

Volcanic Eruptions

Yes1 event, 6 fatalities, affected population: 15.

High Waves / Surges

No-

Wildfires

No-

High Winds

Yes2 events, 30 fatalities, affected population: n/a

Other Comments

n/a

Man-Made Issues

Civil Strife

Yes1994 - 7,000 fatalities

International Conflict

No-

Internally Displaced Persons

YesApril 2013 – 350,000 internally displaced persons

Refugees Present

Yes262,700

Landmines / UXO Present

No-

Other Comments

n/a

...