Projects and Initiatives

  • Responding to crisis in SyriaResponding to crisis in SyriaFive 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 DisasterA joint project of UNDP and Deutsche Post-DHL is helping airports get ready for potential disaster scenarios that can slow relief efforts.

  • Rebuilding HaitiRebuilding HaitiSince the devastating earthquake of 12 January 2010, enormous efforts have been made to help the government achieve its objectives and to improve Haitians’ living conditions.

  • UNDP’s response to earthquake in NepalUNDP’s response to earthquake in NepalUNDP 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.

  • UNDP responds to the Horn of Africa crisisUNDP responds to the Horn of Africa crisisThe Match Against Poverty on 13 December will raise proceeds for the Horn of Africa, where more than 13 million people have been left in need by famine, drought, conflict and high food prices. UNDP is also accepting online donations to provide rapid response and relief to victims.