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  • Bamboo keeps villagers dry in Nepal
    Jun 6, 2014

    A UNDP-supported scheme is helping the government mitigate floods and landslides, which account for over three quarters of economic loss caused by disasters in the country.

  • Marshall Islands: Protecting drinking water from drought and sea level rise
    Jun 4, 2014

    Une pénurie en eau potable aggravé par le changement climatique a conduit les îles Marshall à agir pour augmenter l'accès à et la qualité de l'eau potable

  • Afghan youth vote in historic elections
    May 12, 2014

    The Afghan elections on April 5th saw a massive turnout of 58 percent, mainly youth and women, illustrating the importance of these elections for Afghan people.

  •  Somali youth feel hopeful, despite challenges
    Apr 30, 2014

    Since 2011, 1,650 young Somalis were given an opportunity for rehabilitation and personal development through educational activities, economic integration, and leadership training

  • Supporting recovery and local governance in Somalia
    Mar 3, 2014

    It is early morning and Amina[1] has another busy day ahead. The mother of two must get her children off to school and finish some housekeeping before she can attend to her small business, selling second-hand clothes and household supplies beside her corrugated-iron-roofed house.

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