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ERRYII Programme Progress Brief - Issue 4

ERRYII programme brief- issue 4 highlights the Joint programme background ,key achievements, and challenges during the reporting period form July 2019 - December 2020.  


Fighting the Fear: Clearing Mines from Yemen’s Rural Communities

For many Yemenis, the realities of war are tangible and deadly. Ali, a farmer and a father of five, was impacted by explosive remnants of war in his village, losing critical income and carrying the…  


UNDP and UNMHA Joint Statement: International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

Yemen: 4 April, 2021 - As Yemen enters its seventh year of conflict, and despite the continuous and notable efforts of the Yemen Executive Mine Action Center (YEMAC) across the country, mine…  


Innovating in Hodeidah: Finding Solutions for 350 Tons of Daily Solid Waste

To clean up the streets of the city, between May and December 2019, UNDP employed nearly 6,100 people: 3,650 from the local community and 2,450 from the District Cleaning Fund (DCF). Approximately…  


Soil, the Hearth of the Earth

Accounting for approximately 15 per cent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) – and employing more than 50 per cent of the workforce – agriculture is more than just a source of income for the…  


Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020: Meet our Youth Leadership Programme Alumni

Since 2015, the Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) has engaged 90 young Yemenis from across the country through annual innovation camps, hackathons, and workshops that aim to boost their capacity to…  


Beekeeping Value Chain

There are prospects to make honey business in Yemen more resilient. A million Sidr trees need to replace the cut ones to improve bee pastures. Unfortunately, the Yemen crisis did not only make…  


COVID-19 in a Country at War: How YECRP Helps Yemenis Maintain Resilience and Prepare for Recovery

Since the conflict broke out in March 2015, over 3.6 million people have been displaced; one-third of whom live in overcrowded camps and informal settlements that struggle with proper sanitation.  


Supporting a Safer Yemen for Over 20 years

In 2019 alone, YEMAC supported by UNDP removed over 66,000 pieces of Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) throughout Yemen positively impacting the lives of 126,000 people.  


Emergency Mine Action

The project activities are expected to reduce the risk of disaster; and prepare communities in Yemen to cope with the presence and negative effects of explosives.  

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