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Supporting Yemeni families affected by Aden floods

UNDP and our partner’s flood interventions were desperately needed in Aden and helped a suffering community maintain vital services, avoid diseases, and restore a little hope.  


UNDP launches Ocean Innovation Challenge

UNDP launches a new call to action— Ocean Innovation Challenge (OIC) to accelerate progress on SDG 14 targets. The OIC seeks innovations that are transferable, replicable and scalable. The Challenge…  


Somalia and UNDP launch new US$10 million project for pastoralist communities to access scarce water resources and adapt to climate-related droughts and floods

Mogadishu, Somalia – Somalia and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today launch a new US$10 million climate adaptation project to help rural communities secure access to diminishing water supplies.…  


Climate leadership in one of the most challenging corners of the world

What the Arab States are doing to create a sustainable future.  


Human-Centered Design


Designing for water sustainability in one of the world's driest regions

On World Water Day we look at how UNDP is working with countries in the Arab region to create sustainable water supplies.  


UNDP helps Khan Younis in south Gaza get clean water

Things have changed for the local population in Khan Younis, south of Gaza, as the sewage basin randomly established in the area started leaking untreated sewage to the shallow coastal aquifer. The…  


Goal 6: Clean water and sanitation


Governments of the Future

Let me start with a frank confession: I am a passionate believer in the potential of technology as we make sustainable development and inclusive societies a reality  

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