Yemen Nutrition Cluster Bulletin, Issue 10: Jan-Dec 2020 – Yemen

OVERVIEW OF NUTRITION CLUSTER PERFORMANCE IN JAN-DEC 2020

In 2020, the diet cluster comprised of 43 companions (4 UN businesses, 2 authorities, 20 worldwide NGOs, and 17 native NGOs) that collectively recorded vital achievements, key achievements included:

  • Overall, the diet cluster reached 81% of People in Need (PIN) and 167% of the focused beneficiaries these embrace: a complete of 6,000,328 which incorporates 1,198,520 ladies, 1,151,520 boys and three,650,198 Pregnant and Lactating Women had been reached with important diet companies within the interval January to December 2020.

  • Outpatient therapeutic feeding program (OTP) was applied in 332 districts in 2020. The variety of districts prioritized for Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program (TSFP) elevated to from 290 in 2019 to 323 districts, nevertheless, TSFP was applied in 297 (92%) by the top of December 2020. Meanwhile, the protection of OTP and TSFP websites elevated to 4,144 (83%) and three,576 (75% ) in well being services in prioritized districts respectively in 2020

  • The variety of youngsters beneath 5 with extreme acute malnutrition admitted in OTP websites reached 289,953 representing 93% of the annual goal. Moreover, 17,638 youngsters had been affected by Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) with medical issues had been handled in Therapeutic Feeding Centers (TFCs).

  • A complete of 738,085 youngsters beneath 5 with reasonable acute malnutrition had been admitted within the TSFP, representing 74% of the annual goal. The corresponding determine for PLW was 755,335 representing 112% of the annual goal.

  • Children 6-59 months reached with micronutrient powders (MNPs) supplementation was 883,391 representing 46% of the annual goal. Vitamin A supplementation was offered to a complete of 1,637,812 under-five youngsters representing 90% of the annual goal.

  • Meanwhile, 748,099 youngsters beneath two years and 520,390 pregnant and lactating girls had been enrolled in Blanket Supplementary Feeding Program (BSFP) representing 111% and 83% of the annual goal respectively.

  • In addition, diet training on enhancing unique breast feeding within the first 6 months and IYCF counselling for youngsters beneath two years was offered to three,195,059 pregnant and lactating girls and care givers. Finally, 1,572,642 pregnant and lactating girls obtained Iron Folate supplementation.

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