Since March 2015, Yemen has experienced intensive conflict in most of the governorates. The escalation is a follow up to the crisis that started in September 2014 when a large part of the territory, including Sana’a, the capital city, were taken over by militia. In July 2015, Yemen was declared an L3 emergency as the conflict resulted in an unprecedented humanitarian crisis.
We conduct our initiatives directly and indirectly through implementing parteners which community organizations, public services and institutions, private sector, civil society organizations. Building our partners ability to deliver basic services will be a critical part of UNDP activities in Yemen.
UNDP in Yemen aims to restore livelihoods, social cohesion and security, reflecting a minimum of conditions necessary for resilience while focusing on the community level.
In this regard, our priorities for Yemen are: Supporting a Peaceful Solution; Economic Recovery; Restoring Basic Services; Preparing the Ground; and Empowerment of vulnerable groups:
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