Projects and initiatives

  • Responding to the crisis in Yemen

    UNDP is currently working with local and international partners to establish an Early Recovery Programme in Yemen, which will reduce development vulnerability and promote resilience.

  • UNDP supports recovery after earthquake in Nepal

    UNDP 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.

  • Preparing airports for disasters

    A joint project of UNDP and Deutsche Post-DHL is helping airports get ready for potential disaster scenarios that can slow relief efforts.

  • Gaza: UNDP's response

    UNDP is working with humanitarian agencies, national and international partners to urgently address these issues and help Gaza rebuild and recover.

  • Cyclone Pam recovery in Tuvalu and Vanuatu

    UNDP is currently revising existing and planned projects in Vanuatu to address the impact of Cyclone Pam, to prevent future disasters and enhance community resilience.

  • Responding to the crisis in CAR

    UNDP supports the stabilization of the Central African Republic through the phased implementation of community security, livelihoods, social cohesion, and reconciliation initiatives.

  • Response to the crisis in South Sudan

    UNDP in South Sudan continues to operate in spite of the current crisis, supporting national, state and local governments to deliver development services, as well as community security and stabilization for at-risk communities.

  • Ebola response in West Africa

    Nearly 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.