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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.  


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…  


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…  


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.  


YECRP: Lifting Women From Poverty Through Livestock Projects in Yemen

UNDP's Yemen Emergency Crisis Response Programme (YECRP) – in partnership with the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) – has been diligently working with our local partner, the…  


International Women's Day, 2021


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…  


Social Protection Enhancement and COVID-19 Response Project (SPECRP)

Social Protection Enhancement and COVID-19 Response Project (SPECRP) aims to provide (a) nurtrition-sensitive cash transfers; (b) temporary employment; and (c) increased access to basic services and…  


Saving Ali’s Life Through Community Education Programmes

“Through this project I have taught many women with low – or no – literacy about cholera, diarrhea, natural breast feeding, pregnancy, and many aspects of maternal health. I feel like I’m having a…  


A Strategic Framework for an Immediate Socio-Economic Response to COVID-19 in Yemen (2020 - 2021)

This report sets out the framework for the United Nations (UNs urgent socio economic support to Yemen in the face of COVID 19 putting in practice the UN Secretary General s Shared responsibility,…  

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