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  • Yemen is facing an uphill battle to remove explosive hazards Apr 4, 2017

    Message by Jamie McGoldrick On the occasion of International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

  • UNDP Country Director Mr Auke Lootsma visits debris management projects in Aden and meet key decision makers Mar 25, 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 delivery of humanitarian assistance or the resumption of services in the areas where the conflict has subsided. UNDP, thanks to funding from Government of Japan to the project ‘Immediate Support to Solid Waste Management, Debris Removal, and to Women affected by War, through Cash for Work in Yemen’, is tackling such debris at key public institutions in several districts of Aden.

  • UNDP and the Government of Japan renew partnership to support stabilization of conflict-affected communities Mar 22, 2017

    UNDP and the Government of Japan renew partnership to support stabilization of conflict-affected communities

  • Paving the road for safer access in Alkhaisheen-Lahj Feb 21, 2017

    Funded by the World Bank, UNDP has partnered with the Public Works Project (PWP) under the Emergency Crisis Response Project (ECRP) to rehabilitate community infrastructure and assets to benefit crisis-affected communities from temporary income through labor intensive activities.

  • Enhancing Social Cohesion and Resilience through Insider Mediators in Al-Hodeidah Jan 9, 2017

    In partnership with Search for Common Ground and during the period 22 December 2016 - 9 January 2017, two conflict scans have been conducted in the districts of Zabeed and Bait Al-Faqeeh in Al-Hodeidah

  • Supporting Internal Displaced Persons in war-torn areas in Yemen Dec 1, 2016

    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 exacerbated the humanitarian situation, as well as contribute further deterioration of the Yemeni economic to the level of collapsing.

  • Empowering Local Communities in Lahj to Manage Conflicts and Promote Social Cohesion Nov 15, 2016

    UNDP in partnership with Partners Yemen launched on Saturday October 22nd a six-day Advanced Training of Trainers in Sana'a, to develop the capacities of 13 experts from Lahj Governorate, 30 % of whom are women, in dialogue facilitation and design situation and conflict analysis.

  • Building Capacity of Local NGOs to Respond to Yemen's Humanitarian Crisis and Improve Service Delivery in Conflict Affected Communities: Training of Trainers (TOT) Nov 12, 2016

    Funded by United Nations Peace Building Fund (UNPBF) and in cooperation with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Humanitarian Forum Yemen (YHF) has concluded Training of Trainers (TOT) course on Humanitarian Competencies, Conflict Resolution, and Early Recovery to build the capacity of local Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)

  • Building Capacity of Local NGOs to Respond to Yemen's Humanitarian Crisis and Improve Service Delivery in Conflict Affected Communities Oct 23, 2016

    Humanitarian Forum Yemen (YHF) in cooperation withThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) the has concluded a two-week training course on Humanitarian Competencies, Conflict Resolution, and Early Recovery to build the capacity of local Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). The objectives of the training are to reflect the local NGOs experience in the thematic training manuals, which UNDP and YHF are working to develop, promote a wide scale response to the humanitarian crisis in the country and to improve service delivery in the conflict affected areas. In the presence of representatives from the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour, UNDP, YHF and local NGOs, a closing ceremony was held in the capital Sana'a on Thursday to mark the graduation of more than 60 trainees including 50% of women, representing 30 local NGOs from the governorates of Abyan, Aden and Taiz.

  • UNDP Yemen welcoming new Country Director Aug 7, 2016

    UNDP Yemen has the honor to welcome Mr. Auke Lootsma as the new Country Director. Mr. Lootsma started his assignment on the 3rd of August 2016, taking over from the former Country Director Ms. Mikiko Tanaka.