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UNDP response for Ethiopian refugees, and host communities, in Eastern Sudan

With more than 58,000 refugees from Ethiopia having crossed into Sudan, UNDP has committed US$2.02m to address urgent needs, establish basic services and durable solutions, and provide much needed…  


Nationalizing the Sustainable Development Goal Indicators in Iraq

The United Nations Development Programme alongside the Iraqi Ministry of Planning (MoP) is strengthening the integration of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Iraq by…  


Combating Climate Change in Iraq

The United Nations Development Program, in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Environment, and in cooperation with Missan Governorate launched the Haweizah population support project for…  


Sawtaha (Her Voice): Expanding the role of women in Darfuri peace making

Nyala, South Darfur: Longstanding cultural practises across Sudan often exclude women from decision making. Unfortunately, this extends to efforts at the community level to reduce conflict – like…  


Supporting Darfur’s rural communities through the COVID-19 pandemic

North Darfur, Sudan: COVID-19 has impacted lives around the world in many ways. For rural communities with limited health and other key infrastructure, the pandemic has exacerbated an already…  


Online platform allows people with disabilities to continue learning amid COVID-19 outbreak

As part of the national response to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Kingdom of Morocco, the Ministry of Solidarity, Social Development, Equality and Family has launched, with the support of the…  


To prevent the spread of Covid-19 in penitentiaries, inmates manufacture protective masks

The General Delegation to the Penitentiary Administration and Reintegration (DGAPR) has launched a new initiative in 21 detention centers to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among prisoners and prison…  


Supporting COVID-19 Prevention through Soap Production

For most Yemenis, purchasing food is a daily struggle, much less purchasing basic hygiene needs like soap. This is causing many war-torn, rural communities to struggle to protect themselves from…  


Empowering Communities to Lead COVID-19 Fight

With about half of its health facilities defunct due to the protracted war, Yemen is expected to see one of the worst COVID-19 pandemic scenarios in the world. Already considered the world’s largest…  


UNDP Yemen establishes COVID-19 Rapid Response Facility to help manage the crisis

As part of UNDP’s COVID-19 response in Yemen, the office established a Rapid Response Facility (RRF) to help the government and authorities address the pandemic.  

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