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Water, the Foundation of Life and Success

Mohammed and his sons – with help from skilled workers and community members employed through the same cash-for-work project – built a 18000 liters ground water reservoir fed from a spring near his…  

World Water Day: What Does it Mean to You?

UNDP is committed to ensuring that every Yemeni’s basic human right to access to safe, sufficient and affordable water, sanitation and hygiene, is met.  

Investing in People to Ensure Strong Local Institutions

Meet Nazar, a workshop manager helping to build the capacity of his team, to ensure a brighter future for all Yemenis.  

Japan helps Aden's Streets become Cleaner and Safer thanks to New Garbage Collection Trucks

The Government of Japan extends its commitment for better solid waste management in Yemen through support to the United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) Crisis Support for Solid Waste, Water…  

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…  

Restoring Solid Waste Management in Hadramaut

The Government of Japan continues to support the solid waste management in Yemen through the United Nations Development Programme's (UNDP) Crisis Support for Solid Waste, Water Supply and Sewage…  

World Toilet Day: Investing in Yemen’s Sanitation Systems

Yemen is one of the world’s most water scarce countries. The on-going war has made access to water and adequate sanitation services extremely difficult for Yemenis.  

New Pumps Ensure Access to Clean Water for Over 1 Million Yemenis

The United Nations Development Programmed (UNDP), in partnership with the Public Works Project (PWP), and with generous funding from the Government of Japan, delivered 12 submersible engine-pumps to…  

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.  

“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…  

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