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.

Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project Fast Fact Sheet

The Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project (YECRP) is funded by the World Bank and implemented across the 22 governorates of Yemen by UNDP in partnership with the Social Fund for Development and the Public Works Project. YECRP aims to mitigate the impact of the current crisis on local households and communities and assist their recovery through increasing short-term employment and livelihoods opportunities, restoring key service delivery through small-scale infrastructure, and reviving the local private sector.

Press Release on the High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen: Donors pledge $1.1 Billion to Help People in Urgent Need in Yemen [EN/FR/AR]

(Geneva, 25 April 2017) International donors today pledged nearly US$1.1 billion to help scale up lifesaving aid to millions of people in need in Yemen during a pledging event in Geneva, co-chaired by the United Nations, Sweden and Switzerland.

UNDP calls for increased support for resilience in Yemen

Supporting urgent humanitarian relief with development action pivotal for lasting peace Geneva – As the international community convenes for a pledging conference on Yemen tomorrow, the United Nations Development Programme urges strong support from international partners to ease the suffering of the people of...

Improving livelihood through Cash for Work and Small Business Development targeted at youth in Hodeidah

Under the Enhanced Rural Resilience in Yemen (ERRY) Programme Cash for Work and Small Business Development opportunities are provided to 900 youth in Hajjah and Hodeidah Governorate. Each youth participated in Cash for Work receive US$10 per day and at minimum US$6.5 are saved in their bank account for future investment in small businesses or sustainable livelihood measures.

Honoured for her passion and continuous efforts, Fatemah, the Insider Mediator

In March 2017, Fatima was awarded the Women’s International Day Prize, bestowed by the Youth Leadership Development Foundation and sponsored by UN Women, in recognition of her efforts on dispute resolution and contribution to maintain social peace in Lawdar District, Abyan Governorate.

Mines ACtion Day
Yemen is facing an uphill battle to remove explosive hazards
Message by Jamie McGoldrick On the occasion of International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

The ongoing conflict in Yemen has resulted in a growing contamination of explosive hazards such as landmines, improvised explosive devices, cluster munitions and other remnants of war. It has dramatically spread the overall geographic extent of contamination and the increased the technical complexities of removing it as more modern weapon systems have been employed.

In Abyan, Village Cooperative Council brings education to boys and girls

Arshan, a village with 171 households located at the Khanfir District in Abyan, faces chronic poverty and severe lack of proper education facilities due to its inaccessibility. Since there is no proper education facility established in the village, school-aged children in Arshan need to go to Al-Hisn area (approximately...

Auke in Aden
UNDP Country Director Mr Auke Lootsma visits debris management projects in Aden and meet key decision makers

Aden, 23 March 2017: The war in Yemen has generated a dire humanitarian situation with massive destruction to the country’s public and private buildings. Debris has accumulated, sometimes with hazardous explosive remnants of war (ERWs) under the rubble and their accumulation is one among many obstacles in the...

‘Our Home cannot be the Battleground!’ – Women-led initiative to prevent violence

During International Women Day and with sponsership of UN Women- HQ, Nusaibah was rewarded for her community initiative by Leadership Development Foundation. During the Advanced Training of Trainers on conflict resolution and mediation jointly conducted by UNDP Yemen and Partners Yemen in Lahj governorate,...

Families of Alaqamah starting their own businesses

Killed and displaced of their homes, families of Alaqamah, Mawza’a district, Ta’iz, have borne the brunt of the conflict reached to their village since early 2016. The conflict caused residents of Alaqamah to flee to neighboring areas without any shelter and protection. It is estimated that the rate of employment...

Supporting Internal Displaced Persons in war-torn areas in Yemen

Since the failure of political dialogue process in September 2014 followed by an intensive military conflicts in number of governorates including Aden, triggered a comprehensive civil war in March 2015, which was sequentially followed by the launching of the military operations by the Arab Force Coalition that further...