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Youth volunteers improve water access, health, and peace in North Darfur

Across Darfur, local youth volunteers lead hundreds of community development and peacebuilding projects. In one location, water access has been improved for 9,560 people.  

COVID19 Socio- economic impact assessments

Assessing the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on societies, economies and vulnerable groups is fundamental to inform and tailor the responses of governments and partners to recover from the crisis and…  

COVID-19 Socio-Economic Impact Assessment for Sudan

Facing COVID-19, UNDP took a lead/integrator role in facilitating a multi-agency socio-economic impact assessment of the outbreak on Sudan’s fragile economy, alongside UNICEF, WFP and the African…  

Soap makers clean up in Sudan’s COVID-19 response

COVID-19 has placed unprecedented global pressure on essential health supplies, putting the most vulnerable at risk of ‘missing out’. In Sudan, this means hundreds of thousands in Khartoum’s poorest…  

Government of Japan commits additional US$2.4 million to strengthen community resilience in Sudan

The Japanese Government today announced an additional US$2.4 million of funding for UNDP’s on-going work supporting Sudan’s most vulnerable and at-risk communities, focusing on South Kordofan, West…  

Being on our “best behaviour” – how to use behavioural insights to design more effective responses to Covid-19

A nudge, in the words of Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein, is “any aspect of the choice architecture that alters people's behaviour in a predictable way without forbidding any options or significantly…  

Wheat, bread and resilience in Sudan during COVID-19

Bread is an essential commodity in Sudan and a staple for millions. Affordability and limited supply are crucial issues, with rising costs having previously sparking protests.  


In Sudan, UNDP supports this community – and safeguards it from COVID-19  

A crisis on top of a crisis; the fragility of Arab states

Tailoring a coronavirus response to a region already suffering from conflict, displacement, and weak health systems.  

RBAS Development Digest

The COVID-19 pandemic is global in scale and threatens to impact every country, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a social and economic crisis in the immediate term and over the…  

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