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Thousands take to the streets, cleaning Hodeidah at Ramadan

Hodeidah – Communities throughout Hodeidah are participating in a Clean-Up initiative – removing waste from the streets, during the holy month of Ramadan. From 20 May to 20 June 2019, four thousand…  


World Bank and UNDP Continue Strong Partnership for the Yemeni People

The World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) commits additional US$100 million for two years to continue helping the Yemeni people in crisis  


UNDP is ready to help upgrade facilities at newly demilitarized Hodeidah port

Sana’a – As military and security forces leave Hodeidah, Ras al-Isa and Salif ports, the United Nations Development Programme is ready to help improve the efficiency and productivity of the ports.  


Yemen has already lost 2 decades of Human Development

The study projects that, if this conflict ends in 2019, the economic output losses will be at around US$88.8 billion, which is a reduction of US$2,000 of the GDP per capita share (PPP).  


Secretary-General's message on the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Secretary-General's message on the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action  


UNDP in Yemen seeks to improve conditions in prisons

Correction facilities in Dhamar, Hodeidah, Ibb and Sana’a governorates received 7,000 mattresses  


2019 Human Development Report to focus on inequality

The report, to be released in the last quarter of the year, will provide a comprehensive picture of the many forms of inequality that are shaping the 21st Century.  


Supporting Yemeni Communities to Overcome Adversity

Aden – Seed grants for 12 community initiatives and 400 micro-businesses have been provided by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Yemen, in partnership with For All Foundation (FAF)…  


The Secretary-General remarks to the pledging conference for Yemen

The Secretary-General remarks to the pledging conference for Yemen  


UNDP: In Yemen, saving lives while keeping hope alive critical

New York - In urging countries to support the humanitarian appeal for Yemen, the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) stressed that relief now and development must go hand in…  

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