Learn more


Investing in flood-prevention infrastructure in Kassala City

2020’s catastrophic flooding caused widespread damage across Sudan, including in Kassala State, and its capital Kassala City, which is bisected by the Gash River.  


Greening Somalia

With funding from the GEF and support from UNDP, nature-based climate actions are building a climate-resilient future for the people of Puntland.  


Introducing flood-resilience technologies ahead of Sudan’s rainy season

In 2020, Sudan was hit by some of the worst flooding in decades. Sennar and Kassla states were particularly impacted, with almost 21,000 houses destroyed or damaged.  


Turning Puntland green by stopping erosion

UNDP helps camel herders in Puntland protect their land and livestock from soil erosion and flash floods  


UNDP Egypt Annual Report 2020

This report highlights some of our results and presents UNDP’s experience using its integrated, transparent, and innovative role.  


Scaling up innovation in water management for climate security in northern Jordan project launched

the United Nations Development Programme ( UNDP) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) launched a project which aims at scaling up innovation in water management for…  


Fostering renewable energy access for climate security in the state of Palestine

Approximately 27% of Palestinians polled by UNDP cited that they had partially or completely lost their job as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic which led to increasing financial burdens particularly…  


Waste-to-energy for climate security in protracted crisis in Yemen

Reduced access to water and extreme weather events not only impact security, but they undermine livelihoods, particularly of vulnerable rural based households. Highly vulnerable populations are facing…  


Scaling up water innovation for climate security in northern Jordan

Jordan’s ambitions towards sustainable development are challenged by multiple biophysical and socio-economic barriers including  


Building climate security in Egypt’s rural north coast

A socioeconomic assessment conducted in 2020 revealed that rural areas in the Nile Delta coastal strip face interlinked development challenges directly impacting rural communities’ livelihoods and…  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Arab States 
Go to UNDP Global