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21 Sep 2017 description
Partners of the Connecting Business initiative (CBi), launched in 2016 at the World Humanitarian Summit, gathered on Tuesday to discuss crisis preparedness, response, and recovery.
07 Sep 2017 description
Experts in water, sanitation and hygiene, engineers, medical, logistics, nutrition, child and social protection are coordinating their efforts in light of the impact of Hurricane Irma.
01 Sep 2017 description
The Yemen Stabilisation Programme begins the first phase of a project that aims to spur skill development and small business growth within the war-torn country.
22 Aug 2017 description
En total 3810 personas se verán favorecidas por el programa financiado por Noruega: 30% son excombatientes de las FARC y 70% de organizaciones locales, comités, gremios y cooperativas.
04 Aug 2017 description
In the wake of a severe drought in Somalia that has displaced more than 800,000 people, the government has joined forces with IOM and UNDP to enhance its drought response capacity.
03 Aug 2017 description
The two agencies are joining efforts to conduct child-centric advocacy and promote school-based preparedness along the Tigris River flood path in Iraq.
07 May 2017 description
Japan's additional contribution of US$ 16.7 million for recovery efforts in newly liberated areas of Mosul targets small businesses, employment opportunities and rehabilitation of key infrastructure.
25 Apr 2017 description
The mass bed net campaign to reach the most vulnerable to malaria has included distributing nets across more than 4000 sites and 2 million households.
11 Apr 2017 description
Weather insurance, water harvesting, diverse cash crops, land management, new technologies and community-based approaches are enhancing Ethiopia’s resilience to climate change.
04 Apr 2017 description
The primary regional appeal and strategy for 2017 calls for US$4.63 billion. To date, only 9 per cent of what is needed has been received.
21 Mar 2017 description
Despite improvements across all regions from 1990 to 2015, one in three people worldwide continue to live in low levels of human development, according to UNDP.
08 Mar 2017 description
UNDP is working with the Government, the Global Fund and IOM to address gender-based violence as part of mental health and psychosocial support programmes, particularly for women displaced by the three-year conflict.
10 Jan 2017 description
UNDP is implementing a humanitarian-development approach in the Donbas region: their job co-financing programme helped create 950 new jobs in less than a year.
05 Dec 2016 description
UN agencies and their NGO partners on Monday requested US$4.69 billion in new funding to continue vital work in the region over the next two years.
29 Nov 2016 description
Youth of ages 15–29 make up around 30 percent of the population, or some 105 million people. UN report predicts such youthful demographic momentum will be important for at least 20 years.
22 Sep 2016 description
In an open letter to all UN member states, humanitarian leaders are urging governments to find durable solutions for 40.8 million internally displaced persons globally.
28 Aug 2016 description
The Africa Human Development Report 2016 analyses the drivers that hamper African women’s advancement, and proposes policies and concrete actions to close the gender gap.
24 May 2016 description
The Connecting Business Initiative, a major global network launched today at the World Humanitarian Summit, will open doors for business engagement and solutions in crisis situations.
08 Apr 2016 description
The National Institute for Disaster Management said that about $13 million is required monthly to help the victims of drought; at present, only 315,000 people were being assisted.