Aden Interviews
Yemen Stabilisation Programme launches its first phase of the Project “Restoration of livelihoods of affected populations” funded by Government of Japan

Aden, 23 August 2017: Aden is a test case for the concretization of post-conflict peace dividend and for the start of a post-conflict recovery phase. Yet the city’s socioeconomic, political and security conditions remain fragile and the State is struggling to improve security orders.  Aden and other non-active...

UNDP – World Bank Partnership is yielding results in war-torn Yemen

Escalating armed conflict since 2015 has dramatically worsened Yemen’s chronic poverty and fragility, creating a crisis of unprecedented magnitude in what was already the poorest country in the Arab region. In a country of 27 million people, tens of thousands have been killed or wounded and 3 million have been...

Enhanced Rural Resilience Consultation Workshops were conducted in Aden and Sana’a

Sana’a, 13 August 2017 - Coordination Unit of the Enhanced Rural Resilience In Yemen (ERRY) Joint Program ERRY Joint Programme, which is supported by EU, Conducted “The Consultation Workshop for ERRY Phase II” in order to provide feedback to the ERRY Joint Programme Mid Term Review and discuss on the proposed...

Solar Energy, Always Healthy

Four years of no electricity supplies has turned people’s life in Yemen upside down. Therefore, the incredible hunger for electricity makes you think that life revolves around the search for energy and little else.   Many small rural and public facilities in the country suffer from lack of energy supply, impeding...

Press Conference for UNDP Yemen Country Director, Mr. AukeLootsma, on the current crisis in #Yemen

@AukeLootsma, UNDP Yemen Country Director, reports on the current crisis in #Yemen & how we’re helping people affected by the #Crisis

Saber Amer: From a Farmer to a Business Owner

Saber (21-years old) hails from a farmers’ family in Abyan, Khanfar district, Alfeesh village. His father rents and manages an over 80 Feddan (1 fedan = 4,200 m2) farm at an annual lease fee of one million YR (nearly USD 3,000). At his last high school year, Saber worked part-time as a hired agriculture worker in...

Brings Life Back to a School in her Community, Mona, an Insider Mediator

In Al-Madan village, of Zabid district, a serious conflict had impacted on the young generation’s right to access to education especially for girls in that district. A disagreement has been raised  between one of female public school’s administration and students’ parents over the need for payment of a monthly...

From Depression into a Successful Banana Retailer

Due to the ongoing conflict, many young people in Yemen lost their jobs and businesses. In addition, many entrepreneurs around the country lost the vision of a better life for themselves and families. Mohammed Salem Al Dalak , a 27 – year –old young man from Lawdar District in Abyan Governorate, is one of those...

My neighborhood, Al-Nusairiah in Hajjah, is well protected from floods and easily accessible

“I got to the point of buying just about enough wheat flour for the day and night to feed my family and there were times when I couldn’t have the money to purchase just one kilo of wheat. I don’t have a fixed source of income and there are no jobs because of the ongoing crisis.”

nutrition video
Enhancing nutrition services & practices in Hodeidah

Enhancing nutrition services & practices in #Hodeidah - 13,487 cases of malnutrition for treatment @WorldBankMENA

European Union and UNDP support social protection for community resilience in Yemen

Brussels, 5 July 2017—The European Union (EU) confirms its commitment to Yemen by providing EUR 25 million (nearly USD 27 million) to support the vulnerable Yemeni people affected by the devastating conflict. The project, to be implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and local communities, will help struggling households to earn income to buy food and other essentials; keep some of the remaining healthcare facilities open and provide more psychosocial support to affected civilians.

Mukhtar AByan
Mukhtar Awadh: No longer in Despair

40,078 beneficiaries of 5,725 households reached/supported through resilience enhancement activities conducted by 4 UN organizations and 12 Implementing Partners in 18 rural districts across 4 ERRY jointly targeted governorates in Yemen.

Enhanced Rural Resilience in Yemen (ERRY) Fact Sheet 2016

Initial funding by EU of 38 Million USD; 185 Village Cooperative Council have been established, composed of 1,393 members; 16,065 Participants (2,226 households) benefited from Cash for Work, Improved Household Food Security and Access to Cash; 1,699 Youth equipped with enhanced business and life skills; 20 health services and 20 education systems were equipped with solar energy systems; and 5,200 benefited from Value Chain Assessment inputs

Rehabilitation of manholes and inspection chambers at Al-Mina’ District, #Hodeidah

422 manhole covers were replaced and 700 inspection chambers rehabilitated, funded by @WorldBankMENA @AlbankAldawli by Public Works Project
133,632 beneficiaries out of which 60,857 are females.