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UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner Official Mission to Yemen

UNDP’s Administrator, Mr. Achim Steiner has returned from a five-day visit to Yemen where he traveled to Aden, Sana’a, and Hodeidah, to meet with communities, officials, and members of the United…  


UNDP Administrator’s Statement Mission to Yemen

I have just returned from five days in Yemen, where I traveled to Aden, Sana’a, and Hodeidah, to meet with communities, officials, and members of the UN family.  


Hope for Yemen

Yemen was already poor before the war began in 2015. People lived on an average of US $4.5 a day. Unemployment hovered at 52 per cent.  


Through the Looking Glass

A beautifully diverse country, Yemen sits at the southern end of the Arabian peninsula. Steeped in culture and rich in World Heritage Sites, Yemen once had a flourishing economy that played a vital…  


Starting Over

The consequences of conflict are not only seen on battlefields. In Yemen, conflict has interrupted development and, some would argue, reversed it altogether  


UNDP continued to Strengthen Resilience of Yemeni Communities in 2017

Yemen is facing an unprecedented political, humanitarian, and development crisis. Yemen’s post-Arab Spring transition did not conclude peacefully and spiraled into a full-blown war in March 2015.  


Yemen has already lost 2 decades of Human Development

Amman – Ongoing conflict in Yemen has already reversed human development by 21 years, according to a UNDP-commissioned study released today. The study warns of exponentially growing impacts of…  


Assessing the impact of war on development in Yemen

Assessing the impact of war on development in Yemen  


UNDP: In Yemen, saving lives while keeping hope alive 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…  


UNDP Yemen Fast Facts

Since 2015, escalating armed conflict has dramatically worsened Yemen’s chronic poverty and fragility, creating a crisis of unprecedented magnitude in what was already the poorest country in the Arab…  

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