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Supporting a Safer Yemen for Over 20 years

In 2019 alone, YEMAC supported by UNDP removed over 66,000 pieces of Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) throughout Yemen positively impacting the lives of 126,000 people.  

COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

Income losses are expected to exceed $220 billion in developing countries, and nearly half of all jobs in Africa could be lost.  

Statement by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner on UN COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today launched a $2 billion global humanitarian response plan to fight COVID-19 in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries. This response plan…  

New UNDP Yemen project aims to empower community to build peace, resolve local issues and enhance social cohesion

16 March 2020 – Sana’a, Yemen: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Yemen announced the beginning of a new project to strengthen the resilience of Yemeni communities.  

UNDP Provides Psycho-Social Support to 500 War-Affected

Sana’a, 05 January – 500 beneficiaries from Aden and Lahj Governorates have benefitted from the United Nations Development Programme’s Psycho-Social Support (PSS) sessions.  

UNDP Yemen Coronavirus Response

Although Yemen does not currently have any cases of COVID-19, it is being recognized as the largest public health emergency of our time with economic and social impacts yet to be determined  

New UNDP Report: Global development vulnerable to “next generation” inequalities

New York, December 9, 2019 – A new United Nations Development Programme report highlights the expanding nature of global inequality, pointing to a new generation of inequalities which may trigger a…  

To answer global protests, tackle new inequalities: 2019 Human Development Report

The 2019 Human Development Report, entitled “Beyond income, beyond averages, beyond today: inequalities in human development in the 21st Century,” says that just as the gap in basic living standards…  

Message on International Volunteer Day

Message on International Volunteer Day - 5 December  

Prolonged conflict would make Yemen the poorest country in the world, UNDP study says

Brussels, 9 October 2019—Yemen will become the poorest country in the world if its conflict goes on through 2022, a new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) projects.  

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