The Government of Japan, together with UNDP and its implementing partners, continue to provide support to the people affected by the ongoing military insurgency in the region through projects in livelihood and social cohesion, as well as in de-radicalization, counter-terrorism and migration.
The UN including the UN Development Programme and the Nepali Government made an appeal today for financial aid to provide urgent relief for people affected by the earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday morning.
Banjul - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has provided over 105,000 US Dollars to support the Gambia's efforts to build a strong and robust surveillance system to detect cross-border infections and to help people, communities and the state swiftly stamp out outbreaks.
Conakry, Guinea - Speaking at a press conference today at the end of a two-day visit to Guinea, UNDP Administrator Helen Clark stressed the need to 'go the last mile' in eradicating the outbreak in the country.
Through donations of videoconferencing kits and boosts to internet bandwith worth over 1 million U.S. Dollars from U.S. based companies Polycom and Airbus DS, UNDP offices in the countries hardest hit by Ebola can better coordinate action on the ground and with the international community.
A United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-led mission to pinpoint critical areas of support needed to help the the nations most affected by Ebola start their recovery concluded on Tuesday in Sierra Leone.
Freetown, Sierra Leone - A group of young wheelchair-bound men barrel down a busy street hustling cars for a few leones. The money they collect is meagre - and gets less and less as the Ebola crisis pushes them further towards the fringes of society.