Projects and Initiatives

  • Responding to the crisis in CARResponding to the crisis in CAROct 1, 2015UNDP supports the stabilization of the Central African Republic through the phased implementation of community security, livelihoods, social cohesion, and reconciliation initiatives.

  • Responding to crisis in SyriaResponding to crisis in SyriaSep 17, 2015Five years into the conflict in Syria, 75 % of the population is living in poverty, while millions of Syrians continue seek refuge in neighboring countries.

  • Getting Airports Ready for DisasterGetting Airports Ready for DisasterSep 17, 2015A joint project of UNDP and Deutsche Post-DHL is helping airports get ready for potential disaster scenarios that can slow relief efforts.

  • Ebola response in West AfricaEbola response in West AfricaSep 17, 2015Nearly a year into the Ebola crisis ravaging West Africa, the deadly disease’s knock-on effects are huge. What started as a public health crisis in Guinea on 26 December 2013 degenerated into development crises in the three epicentre countries in less than six months. As of January 2015, there were 20,721 EVD cases in total: 2,775 in Guinea, 8,157 in Liberia, and 9,789 in Sierra Leone.

  • UNDP’s response to earthquake in NepalUNDP’s response to earthquake in NepalSep 17, 2015UNDP will be providing support aimed at debris removal and other recovery interventions, and will help to bolster the capacity of local bodies in an effort to aid both search and rescue and early recovery.