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13 Dec 2017 description
Women farmers have significantly less access to land, information, finance and agricultural inputs. This makes them more vulnerable to climate shocks, and affects their health and the food security and nutrition of the entire household.
13 Dec 2017 description
With a particular focus on women and marginalized groups, the new project will promote community-based preparedness and adaptation in the highly vulnerable provinces of Jawzjan and Nangarhar.
12 Dec 2017 description
The plan aims to bring together the vital efforts of some 270 humanitarian and development partners, in support of national efforts, to ensure refugees and host communities receive the support they desperately need.
03 Dec 2017 description
While HIV remains a major health challenge in Zimbabwe, with 1.3 million people living with HIV at the end of 2016, the dramatic scale up of the HIV response is remarkable.
02 Dec 2017 description
Without the urgent resumption of commercial imports, especially food, fuel and medicines, millions of children, women and men risk mass hunger, disease and death.
22 Nov 2017 description
Over US$2 billion pledged, half of which in loans and debt relief, to support affected people for long-term recovery in hurricane-affected Caribbean during CARICOM-UN Conference.
01 Nov 2017 description
Refugee management has been integrated into the National Development Plan, shifting the focus from a solely humanitarian approach to recognising the connection between humanitarian and development needs.
05 Oct 2017 description
Leading the early recovery efforts, UNDP is deploying around 100 waste management and debris removal experts to kick start the building back better phase, first in the capital Roseau.
04 Oct 2017 description
The M-CLIMES project provides a robust early warning and climate information system which helps improve development planning, reduce economic risks, and save lives.
03 Oct 2017 description
Las comunidades del corregimiento los Cardonales en Guacoche y Vereda Santa Isabel en Curumaní, han emprendido la reparación colectiva después de años de confinamiento y el detrimento de sus medios de vida.
28 Sep 2017 description
El apoyo, como parte del plan de acción de la ONU, incluye impulsar micro industrias de materiales de construcción para ayudar a recuperar 215 mil casas gravemente dañadas por el huracán.
24 Sep 2017 description
The assessment and framework will be a vital first step in enabling Somalia to transition from humanitarian intervention towards sustainable recovery and disaster preparedness.
23 Sep 2017 description
Governments in Caribbean countries are starting to rebuild infrastructure, houses, and communities with UNDP’s support after both hurricanes left catastrophic damage.
19 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.