Youth project provides jobs to displaced people in YemenSep 2, 2015A community based project in Yemen provides jobs to displaced young people to help create awareness around water and sanitation.
Satellite images show scale of destruction in YemenSep 2, 2015Satellite images released by UNDP and UNOSAT-UNITAR show the recent destruction of markets, buildings, roads and bridges, as well as private homes and businesses, as a result of the ongoing fighting in Yemen.
UNDP signs agreement with King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center for emergency livelihoods and rights protection for Yemeni people Aug 27, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is pleased to announce the signing of a Cost-Sharing Agreement with the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center to improve food security in crisis-affected communities in Yemen and to support the protection of human rights in the country. The agreement was signed in Riyadh on 27 August 2015 and the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center will contribute $1,743,200 for three months duration. This is part of the broader contribution from Saudi Arabia to the UN Flash Appeal.
UNDP restoring community services through social entrepreneurship led by youthAug 24, 2015UNDP, Millennium Development Foundation and For All Foundation are launching three social businesses in Sana’a, which will directly support 53 vulnerable youth, including 30 women, with alternative economic opportunities that will benefit the affected population in Nuqum and Tahreer areas.
UNDP and Japan Invest in Yemeni Women to Build Resilience During CrisisAug 7, 2015UNDP and the Government of Japan are launching a Women Economic Empowerment programme geared to economically empower Yemeni women of Taiz and Ibb governorates. Mostly absent from the labour market, women possess an untapped potential for value chains and local economic activity which has become even more vital within the current crisis as livelihoods are directly and durably affected by the war, insecurity and the economic blockade.
Cleaning Campaign Launched in Aden Jul 15, 2015In partnership with START Foundation, UNDP conducted a cleaning campaign in Enma, a neighbourhood of Aden, during the week prior to Eid. The initiative aimed at supporting 350 local residents and internally displaced persons with emergency cash-for-work while improving the solid waste situation of their communities.
Satellite Images of Yemen Indicate level of destruction and implication for Recovery Jun 21, 2015Sana'a, 21 June 2015:The war in Yemen has generated a dire humanitarian situation with massive destruction to the country’s infrastructure.
UNDP champions community radio to promote culture of employability and entrepreneurship for youth in the central and southern governorates Mar 17, 2015Aden, UNDP is supporting a community-based business radio show on Lana Radio, airing for Yemeni youth in Aden and neighbouring governorates. In partnership with 21 Century Forum and Lana Radio, UNDP launched today in Aden its first public event on economic and employment-related topics, bringing listeners and journalists together for unique opportunities to exchange. The first event was attended by over 100 youth, in addition to representatives from UNDP, NGOs and journalists in Khormaksar.
UNDP promotes private sector development and youth entrepreneurs during critical times in YemenMar 12, 2015Today marked the launch of the first Business Support Centre in Yemen, supported by UNDP, in partnership with the Yemeni Business Club (YBC) and Spark. The launch, which was attended by representatives from the private sector, NGOs, the Social Fund for Development, UNDP and Spark, successfully outlined the importance of private sector development for resilience and inclusive growth.
MoLA Inaugurates Strategy for Supporting CSOs’ Role in Transitional JusticeDec 16, 2014The Ministry of Legal Affairs (MoLA),in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Office of the United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR),) launched its “Strategy for Engaging Civil Society in Transitional Justice Efforts in Yemen.”
- 250 شاب و شابه يقومون بتنظيف الشوارع والمدارس التي تستضيف النازحين داخليا في منطقة السبعين، المنطقة الأكبر والأكثر ضررا في صنعاء نتيجة الصراع. الشباب المشاركين هم من برنامج النقد مقابل العمل الذي ينفذه شريكنا المحلي مؤسسة لأجل الجميع ، ونحن معا نقوم بتوفير فرص العمل الطارئة للشباب المتضررين من النزاع في اليمن لمساعدتهم على مواجهة الآثار المدمرة للحرب الجارية وإغاثة النازحين داخليا والمجتمعات المضيفة. اقرأ المزيد: http://owl.li/SSy1x Meet some of currently 250 young men and women who are cleaning streets and schools hosting internally displaced people in Al-Sab’een, Sana'a's largest and most conflict affected district. The youth are participants of our Cash-For-Work programme, implemented by our local partner For All Foundation. Together, we provide emergency employment to conflict-affected youth in Yemen to help them cope with the devastating effects of the ongoing war and bring relief to internally displaced and host communities. Read more: http://owl.li/SSy1x Thursday AT 05:09 AM
- “It has become extremely difficult for me to feed my family and provide my children with their most basic needs” says Samia, cash-for-work participant and mother of five who has fled her hometown in Saada governorate. “Having the opportunity to earn some income gives us some hope for a better future.” Check out some photos of the launch of our emergency job scheme, providing 500 new emergency jobs for people affected by conflict in Yemen, with half aimed at young people under the age of 30. Thursday AT 05:09 AM
- 6 أشهر على النزاع، قتل أكثر من 4000 شخص وأصيب نحو20,000 شخص بجروح. نحن نستخدم طرق جديدة لتضخيم الأصوات اليمنية من خلال الحوارات المجتمعية والدراسات الاستقصائية. وتشير التقارير إلى الاحتياجات الملحة للشعب اليمني على الأرض ودعواتهم للسلام. # Peace4Yemen تصوير: برنامج الأمم المتحدة الإنمائي اليمن / سيباستيان فيلار 6 months down the conflict, over 4,000 people were reportedly killed and nearly 20,000 Yemenis sustained injuries. We are using new ways to amplify Yemeni’s voices through community-based dialogues and surveys. The reports show the urgent needs of the Yemeni people on the ground and their calls for peace. #Peace4Yemen Photo credit: UNDP Yemen/Sebastian Villar 23 September AT 01:03 PM
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