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Famine Response and Prevention

Remarks at the High Level Event on the Famine Response and Prevention  



UK contributes US$5.2 million to UNDP's stabilization in Iraq

The Government of the UK has contributed an additional US$5.2 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), which finances fast-track initiatives in areas liberated from the Islamic…  


Japan pledges $1.5 million for tsunami awareness and disaster risk information in Asia-Pacific

Six years on from the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Government of Japan has committed funding to UNDP to improve disaster risk information and carry out tsunami-awareness programmes in schools…  


European Union and UNDP support social protection for community resilience in Yemen

The European Union confirms its commitment to Yemen by providing EUR 25 million (nearly USD 27 million) to support the vulnerable Yemeni people affected by the devastating conflict, through a project…  


Averting famine

Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are facing conflict and drought that have put them on the verge of famine. Some 20 million people are at risk of starvation in the worst preventable…  


Yemen

Already one of the poorest countries in the Arab region, Yemen’s situation worsened considerably amid escalating armed conflict. UNDP is helping people get back to work so they can become…  


On Mother’s Day, Thousands Join Actress and UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Connie Britton in Pledge to Stand Up for Families Suffering from Famine

A new Care2 petition from actress and United Nations Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador Connie Britton is calling on people everywhere to show support for the millions of mothers and families…  


UNDP calls for increased support for resilience in Yemen

As the international community convenes for a pledging conference on Yemen, UNDP urges strong support to ease the suffering of the people of Yemen. More than two years of war have left nearly 19…  


Averting famine

Northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are facing conflict and drought and are now approaching famine, with 20 million people near starvation in the worst preventable humanitarian crisis…  

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