• New Year, new approach, new UNDP
    Dec 31, 2017

    UNDP is starting 2018 with a fresh focus and vision. This approach is laid out in the new Strategic Plan, which takes effect on January 1st and is the blueprint for the evolution of its work over the next four years.

  • A home to return to in Bartela, Iraq
    Dec 18, 2017

    UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) in Iraq is working with local contractors to restore 2,100 houses in Bartela as part of ongoing stabilization work. Work is almost complete on the badly damaged house that Muneer Bahnom and his wife Sabeeha once called home. Housing repair crews are working to repair fire damage to internal and external walls, rewire the house and replace all the doors and windows.

  • The Netherlands renews commitment to Stabilization in Iraq
    Nov 30, 2017

    The Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Iraq, H.E. Matthijs Wolters visited the city of Fallujah today accompanied by senior officials from the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Funding Facility for Stabilization in Iraq and the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS), to assess progress achieved on the city’s stabilization effort, particularly in the areas of education and health.

  • In Palestine’s first One Stop Centre, women survivors of violence feel safe, protected and empowered
    Nov 26, 2017

    The One Stop Centre that was recently set up in Ramallah as part of a joint UN Women, UNDP and UNICEF programme, is one of a kind. The 24-hour facility provides various services that survivors of violence need—medical, legal aid, temporary shelter and police protection—all under one roof. Since April 2017, it has already served more than 400 women and juvenile survivors.

  • House reconstruction begins in Gaza
    Jul 27, 2015

    45-year-old Belal Khalil Sa’adat is the owner of a damaged residence in Beit Hanoun. Sa’adat’s family home is one of the 3,463 non-refugee houses totally destroyed during the 2014 war on Gaza, and is also one of the first homes to be rebuilt.

  •   Bolstering self-reliance for refugees and the displaced in Iraq
    Jun 21, 2015

    For Murad, 41, a father of seven, the worst part of being internally displaced was to endure being jobless for more than six months.

  • Reaching TB Patients: UNDP helps Tuberculosis through the Global Fund
    Oct 2, 2014

    Tuberculosis is a disease that is characterized with public ignorance and high social stigma of TB-patients leading to possible infected people to turn away support and care. According to the World Health Organization, the TB incidence rate in Syria is 18 per 100.000 populations. In 2013 3600 people have been diagnosed and treated for first and second line Tuberculosis.

  • Iraq: Syrian women and girls struggle to survive in refugee camps
    Jan 11, 2014

    UNDP is helping Syrian women and girls who have fled to Iraq avoid violence and exploitation

  • Aug 15, 2012

    Earth movers are raising dust rehabilitating the airport road, which stretches from the middle of Galkacyo. The local council engineer and members of the Community Monitoring Group (CMG) are inspecting the work.

  • Police recruits trained on HIV & AIDS
    Aug 14, 2012

    New police recruits that UNDP is training at the Armo Police Academy recently received basic police training for three months. Included in the training, on 15 May 2010 was a specific session on HIV & AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).

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