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  • UNDP Supports Civil Society in Yemen to Document Human Rights Violations Oct 5, 2015

    UNDP together with UN WOMEN and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has started training Yemeni civil society organizations to independently document human rights violations and provide psychosocial support to victims of the ongoing conflict.

  • Collecting stories from chaos Oct 2, 2015

    The war here in Yemen has caused over 4,000 civilians deaths and 1.4 million Yemenis to be internally displaced since March. To examine the impact of this war, UNDP Yemen turned to citizens to hear their daily hardships and identify opportunities to restore livelihoods.

  • Youth project provides jobs to displaced people in Yemen Sep 2, 2015

    A 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 Yemen Sep 2, 2015

    Satellite 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, 2015

    The 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 youth Aug 24, 2015

    UNDP, 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 Crisis Aug 7, 2015

    UNDP 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, 2015

    In 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.

  • The Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Yemen - PRESS RELEASE Jun 26, 2015

    Sana’a, 26 June 2015: Three months of war has left Yemen in a continuing deteriorating humanitarian and security situation. The United Nations urges all parties engaged in fighting to immediately stop resorting to violence.

  • Satellite Images of Yemen Indicate level of destruction and implication for Recovery Jun 21, 2015

    Sana'a, 21 June 2015:The war in Yemen has generated a dire humanitarian situation with massive destruction to the country’s infrastructure.

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