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SOCOTRA: Yemen’s Island of Natural Wonder and Beauty

Socotra, an island located 380 kilometres south of the Arabian Peninsula, means “island abode of bliss” in Sanskrit.  


Cash-for-Work: Helping Bring Hope while Sustaining Human Dignity

Malekah received YER 370,000 (€ 358) for her work, spending her income on construction materials, supporting household expenses, and caring for her newest baby.  


Supporting the Vulnerable and Diminishing the Threat of Hunger

To support war-impacted communities and lift thousands of Yemeni families out of extreme poverty and unemployment, the European Union has funded the Social Protection for Community Resilience Project…  


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.  


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…  


Water and Work: YECRP’s Approach to Addressing Climate-Induced Water Shortages

UNDP’s Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project (YECRP) has been working to implement long-term solutions, with funding and support from the World Bank’s International Development Association and in…  


Lamia, Student and Working Woman

Challenges bring out the best in us and push us to the limit so we know of what we are capable. Once we figure our strength, the journey to achieve begins.  


Investing in Hope in Yemen Cannot Wait


UNDP and Japan launch New Project to Improve Yemen's Fisheries

Aden, Yemen: 16 February 2021 – The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a new project today aimed at building the resilience of local fishing communities…  


Building Sustainable Businesses in Conflict Effected Communities

Aden, Yemen – With funding from the Government of Japan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) concluded a major project milestone this week when the distribution of 170 financial grants to…  

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