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“If it wasn’t for this, half of villagers could’ve left the village”

Embraced by the mountains of Sharess district, the village of Al-Qaranat, is a typical countryside that is beautiful, quiet and remote, but like most Yemeni villages, it lacked necessary basic…  


A Sign of Hope at Last!

Mohammed is one of hundreds of thousands of Yemeni youth struggling to find jobs. Besides being the poorest country in the Middle East with the unemployment rate standing at 31 percent, the ongoing…  


UNDP conducts Community Protection workshops to help conflict-affected neighborhoods heal and recover in Aden, Yemen

Aden, Yemen - UNDP Yemen, in partnership with Oxfam, is conducting a series of Community Protection workshop for 300 beneficiaries from the targeted districts of Craiter, Attawahi and Mualla in Aden…  


Yemen Early Recovery Bulletin - January and April 2018

In January and April 2018, EECR Cluster partners released approximately 2,611,033 sq. m of land through mine and ERW clearance and survey in 28 Districts (14 Governorates). Approximately 389,750…  


Ahmed: a Man Who Beat his Disability

Ahmed ,30 years old, is from Mualla district in Aden. He lives with his father, mother and younger brother in a small house. Ahmed was born with a defect in his four limbs. Since then, an armchair has…  


Hana: From reliance on father to a successful micro-enterprise owner

Like many other Yemenis in the war zone areas, Ms. Hana, 20 years old, is one of those who and her family were severly and adversely impacted by the consequences of war in Aden, which started in March…  


Yemen Early Recovery Bulletin - January and February 2018

In January and February 2017, EECR Cluster partners released around 1,969,106 sq. m of land through mine and ERW clearance and survey in 37 Districts (14 Governorates). Around 545,987 people directly…  


My neighborhood, Al-Nusairiah in Hajjah, is well protected from floods and easy 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…  


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.…  


Saving lives of mothers and their babies in some part of rural Taizz

In August 2015, UNDP launched a Private Business Midwifery Project, funded by UNDP and the government of Japan that aims to empower midwives to develop entrepreneurial skills to establish clinics in…  

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