The Food Security and Agriculture Cluster (FSAC) in Yemen was established in 2012, is co-led by WFP and FAO.

A total of 12.9 million Yemenis are food insecure, with 6.1 million people considered severely food insecure. In 2015, the Food Security and Agriculture Cluster Partners have prioritized the most urgent needs of 7.6 million people with emergency food and livelihoods assistance, in the priority governorates currently in emergency phase 4.


  • Capital - Sanaa
  • Population - 25,000,000
  • Time Zone - GMT +03:00
  • Currency - Yemeni Rial (YER)


  • In the four months since March, the Food Security and Agriculture Cluster has assisted 2,692,866 people with life-saving food and livelihood support in 17 governorates (Abyan, Aden, Al Dhale’e, Al Hudaydah, Al Jawf, Al Mahwit, Amran, Dhamar, Hajjah, Ibb, Lahj, Marib,Raymah, Sa’ada,Sana’a, Shabwah, and Taizz).
  • Emergency food assistance through distributions of food rations for one month have been distributed to 2,579,311 people in urgent need.
  • A further 55,118 people were supported with unconditional cash transfers or vouchers, and some 37,065 people received conditional cash or vouchers to enable them have access to food through purchases in local markets. Emergency livelihoods assistance comprising of distribution of Agricultural inputs and assets (seeds, fertilizer, and farm tools) were provided to 21,372 vulnerable households (farmers and IDPs residing in host communities) whose livelihoods had been severely compromised by the crisis