Women and children face an ongoing risk of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) by aid workers in countries with active humanitarian operations. In recent years, the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated factors contributing to SEA. In a context where humanitarian funds are limited, it's critical for the international community to be able to effectively identify, prevent, reduce and address incidents of SEA.
The Humanitarian Country Team in Yemen today released the 2022 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), seeking nearly $4.3 billion to reverse a steady deterioration of the humanitarian situation. The 2022 HRP targets 17.3 million out of the 23.4 million people in need of lifesaving humanitarian assistance and protection services.
Today, Ms. Joyce Msuya, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator and Mr. David Beasley, Deputy Executive Director of World Food Programme (WFP) briefed United Nations Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine.