Climate and disaster resilience
In Dokhandapur village, a UNDP-AusAID partnership helped establish a rainwater-harvesting pond. Connected to a small filtration plant, piped water is now supplied to the village.more
Our Programmes and Initiatives
On 25 April 2015, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal and northern India. More than 15 powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal within 24-hours of the initial impact. more
On 13th March 2014, a category 5 Cyclone (Pam) affected about 188,000 people and left 11 dead out of an estimated total population of 272,000 on more
On 12th January 2010 a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. More than 200,000 people were killed, 1.5 million were displaced, and over 300,000 buildings were destroyed in the 7.0 magnitude quake. Since then, Haiti has successfully pulled through the humanitarian recovery phase and seen significant socio-economic gains. more
- 23 May 2016:UNDP and Switzerland sign US $13.9 million agreement to prevent conflict, address root causes of fragility and respond to crisis
- 22 Apr 2016:Russia pledges $10 million to help mitigate climate impact in Europe and CIS region and beyond
- 19 Feb 2016:UNDP at 50: Global Ministers meet to chart course for future
Thematic FundsView more
May 20, 2016Disaster Recovery: Challenges and LessonsAn overview of UNDP's work in disaster recovery
May 18, 2016Country Needs Support for Implementation of Nationally Determined ContributionsUNDP conducted a survey to assess capacity development support needs among developing countries as they prepare for implementation of the Paris Agreement and, in particular, their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
May 4, 2016Climate Change and Labor: Impacts of Heat in the WorkplaceThis report looks at the impact of rising temperatures due to climate change and how it affects the workforce.