The government of Japan has decided to earmark humanitarian assistance of USD 220,000 for Yemen. The donation is planned for the ICRC to help some of the Yemeni people who faces humanitarian challenges.
The Japanese assistance will be utilized to implement various assistance programs of ICRC. This is considered the second donation in the humanitarian level to Yemen. In March 2013, the government of Japan assist Yemen with 47.2 million through different UN programs like UNDP, UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP and WHO to help Yemen mitigate the dire humanitarian situation .