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UNDP and the European Union Enter the Largest Agreement to Improve the Economic and Social Wellbeing in Yemen

Yemen, 31 August 2020 – The European Union (EU) and United Nations Development Programme in Yemen (UNDP) have signed a partnership agreement aimed at improving the economic and social wellbeing of…  

Supporting COVID-19 Prevention through Soap Production

For most Yemenis, purchasing food is a daily struggle, much less purchasing basic hygiene needs like soap. This is causing many war-torn, rural communities to struggle to protect themselves from…  

Empowering Communities to Lead COVID-19 Fight

With about half of its health facilities defunct due to the protracted war, Yemen is expected to see one of the worst COVID-19 pandemic scenarios in the world.  

Continuing support to YEMAC’s demining efforts in Aden through provision of vehicles and mine detectors

Today the United Nations Development Programme provided its national partner, the Yemen Executive Mine Action Center (YEMAC), with 36 vehicles (20 soft skin pick-ups, eight soft skin trucks, and eight…  

Call for Applications: Youth Leadership Programme 6

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Yemen – in partnership with the Youth Leadership Development Foundation – is pleased to launch the “Decade of Action” Youth Leadership Programme 6…  

Paving Yemen’s treacherous roads: A life-saving path towards economic recovery and social stability

Residents have even had to carry family members and pregnant women in need of urgent medical care atop the coffins of the dead, reminiscent of a death march rather than the beginning of a new life.  

UNDP Yemen solar project, funded by EU, cuts cost of energy by 65 per cent, earns prestigious award

The UNDP-ERRY project has intervened in three frontline communities of the conflict in Hajjah and Lahj to address access to affordable energy for Yemen's most vulnerable population while also…  

UNDP Yemen initiative, funded by EU, wins acclaimed international Ashden Awards for Humanitarian Energy

A United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Yemen project that addresses solar power needs and provides solutions and hope for three frontline conflict communities has been announced as the winner…  

Supporting vital livelihoods and increasing COVID-19 prevention awareness

SANA'A, Yemen – 30 June 2020: As a response to the quickening spread of COVID-19 across Yemen, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is working to ensure Yemen’s most vulnerable populations…  

UNDP remains the most transparent UN agency, according to new index

The 2020 Aid Transparency Index rated UNDP with a score of 96.6 out of 100. Increasing its rating by 1.2 points since the index was last published in 2018, UNDP is the only development organization…  

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