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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…  


A new way of working in Yemen and helping Yemenis survive the crisis

In 2018 alone, around 1,899 large-scale, cash-for-work sub-projects were implemented, benefiting nearly 3.4 million Yemenis. These sub-projects created jobs for more than 344,550 people – 20 percent…  


YECRP Fact Sheet - March 2019

YECRP is expected to directly benefit 400,000 people through wage employment and provide 2.5 million with access to key services, thereby building the resilience of Yemeni people to carry on with…  


Yemen Emergency Crisis Response (World Bank)

The project will support Yemeni households and communities cope with crisis, recover from negative impacts, and gain confidence in the ability of their national partners.  


Samiah: Caught between war and displacement

Samiah hopes for peace to prevail in Yemen and that the war will come to an end soon. She tells us of her story fleeing war in hopes of a better life, and how she found that life come to reality…  


YECRP: A ‘New Way of Working’ to help the Yemeni people in Conflict-ridden Yemen

The impact of YECRP across Yemen has been tremendous, helping the Yemeni people regain access to key services, earning wages to allow them to purchase basic needs for themselves and their families,…  


Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF)

This Environmental and Social Management Framework (ESMF) is prepared by UNDP to ensure the Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project (ECRP) is consistent with UNDP’s Social and Environmental Standards…  


Yemen: Saving lives while keeping hope alive is critical

New York - In urging countries to support the humanitarian appeal for Yemen, the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) stressed that relief now and development must go hand in…  


YECRP: A story of restored hope for Yemeni people

In response to the devastating crisis, the World Bank has funded and supported the USD $300 million Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Project implemented by the United Nations Development Programme in…  

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