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COVID-19: New UNDP data dashboards reveal huge disparities among countries in ability to cope and recover

Indicators such as the level of poverty, healthcare capacity, access to internet and social protection can portray how severe the effects of the COVID-19 crisis might be in each of 189 countries.  


UNDP Support to Vital Hodeidah Ports Sets Pace for Sustainable Peace in Yemen

To support the implementation of the UN-mediated Hodeidah Peace Agreement, UNDP has launched the Peace Support Facility (PSF). As a first step, UNDP commissioned port assessment experts to evaluate…  


UNDP Yemen supports sustained water and sanitation in Aden and Mukalla

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Yemen and our partner, the Public Works Project (PWP), have rehabilitated and maintained 12 public latrine buildings in the city of Al-Mukalla.  


Regional Directors of UNDP, UN Women, UNFPA and ESCWA open letter to Arab region governments

We urge governments to strengthen already existing services and to provide alternative solutions to ensure the security and safety of women and girls inside their homes and to assist survivors during…  


UNDP Yemen implements COVID-19 emergency response activities in prisons, detention facilities, police stations and checkpoints

In responding to a potential Coronavirus outbreak in Yemen, UNDP has taken immediate and quick measures to provide 3,500 handwashing stations, 2,100 hygiene kits and 15,000 gloves and masks to…  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

Income losses are expected to exceed $220 billion in developing countries, and nearly half of all jobs in Africa could be lost.  


New UNDP Yemen project aims to empower community to build peace, resolve local issues and enhance social cohesion

16 March 2020 – Sana’a, Yemen: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Yemen announced the beginning of a new project to strengthen the resilience of Yemeni communities.  


UNDP Yemen Coronavirus Response

Although Yemen does not currently have any cases of COVID-19, it is being recognized as the largest public health emergency of our time with economic and social impacts yet to be determined  


New UNDP Report: Global development vulnerable to “next generation” inequalities

New York, December 9, 2019 – A new United Nations Development Programme report highlights the expanding nature of global inequality, pointing to a new generation of inequalities which may trigger a…  


To answer global protests, tackle new inequalities: 2019 Human Development Report

The 2019 Human Development Report, entitled “Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: inequalities in human development in the 21st Century,” says that just as the gap in basic living standards…  

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