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“Our sewers are no longer clogged, disease is at bay”

For people like Fatima, who lives in a run-down house in the old city of Crater in Aden, to install a new sewage system in her neighborhood was a priority like none other. Over the years, the old…  

Support for land and irrigation helps stave off debts, brightens prospects for Yemeni farmer

Lahj, Yemen – The Arabic proverb, “Determination is key to everything,” finds resonance in the story of Adel, a 44-year-old villager from Lahj, a southern Yemeni governorate. Adel descends from a poor…  

Brochure of Social Protection and Community Resilience (SPCRP)

In response to the crisis in Yemen, UNDP has partnered with the Social Fund for Development (SFD) to support financial security, access to healthcare (including psychological support), and the…  

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…  

September 2019 Fast Fact Sheet - Social Protection and Community Resilience

The Social Protection for Community Resilience Project (SPCRP) is funded and supported by the European Union (EU) and implemented by UN Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with The Social Fund…  

Keeping dreams alive in the face of death

Twenty-six-year-old Mariam Saleh’s dream of becoming a dentist may seem ordinary, but her will and determination to advance her education and training throughout Yemen’s civil war were extraordinary.  

Fostering peace and security through health care

Yemen’s humanitarian crisis has had an acute impact on the health care sector – particularly its service delivery. Mohammed’s lab was no exception.  

Yemeni rural women launch the country’s first private solar energy grid

To lighten the load on citizens in the Abs district, Hajjah governorate, the Enhanced Rural Resilience in Yemen (ERRY) Joint Programme has supported 10 rural female entrepreneurs in establishing a…  

Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project (YECRP) - USAID - Fact Sheet - March 2019

UNDP has partnered with the Social Fund for Development (SFD) to implement the US$ 11,200,000 USAID-funded Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project (YECRP) to create employment opportunities, restore…  

Prolonged conflict would make Yemen the poorest country in the world, UNDP study says

Brussels, 9 October 2019—Yemen will become the poorest country in the world if its conflict goes on through 2022, a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) projects.  

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