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Amna’s situation has improved dramatically since joining the cash-for-work project that is being implemented by the Social Fund for Development (SFD) in partnership with UNDP.  


Yemen Emergency Crisis Response (USAID)

The Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project (YECRP) reduces the negative effects of crisis on local households and communities, and assists recovery from the bottom up.  


Conflict threatens development gains in Yemen

Amman, Jordan - Projections indicate that, if the war ends in 2022, development will have been set back by 26 years — the equivalent of over one generation. If it continues through 2030, that setback…  


Samiah: Caught between war and displacement

Samiah hopes for peace to prevail in Yemen and that the war will come to an end soon. She tells us of her story fleeing war in hopes of a better life, and how she found that life come to reality…  


YECRP: A ‘New Way of Working’ to help the Yemeni people in Conflict-ridden Yemen

The impact of YECRP across Yemen has been tremendous, helping the Yemeni people regain access to key services, earning wages to allow them to purchase basic needs for themselves and their families,…  


SNAPSHOT: A water tank allows children to return to school in Asdas, Yemen

A water tank allows children to return to school in Asdas, Yemen  


SNAPSHOT: Providing safe access to water

In the village of Alarrah in the northwest of Amran, Yemen, people rely on agricultural production to make a living. Their main source of water, however, is an old rain water pond that fills up over…  


Unique Partnership: UNDP and World Bank help millions of Yemenis

Together, UNDP and the World Bank partnered to launch the unique Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project (YERCP) – a project that effectively responds to the unprecedented needs of the Yemenis,…  


Fair pay improves lives for teachers and students

In what was already the poorest country in the Arab region, conflict has driven Yemen into economic crisis. National revenues have plummeted, leaving government unable to pay its staff and provide…  


Female entrepreneurs establish a successful kindergarten

, “We are working towards upgrading the kindergarten to a private primary and secondary school and our staff are excited to pursue their academic career in it too.”  

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