Projects and initiatives

  • Responding to the crisis in YemenResponding to the crisis in YemenUNDP 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 NepalUNDP supports recovery after 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.

  • Preparing airports for disastersPreparing airports for disastersA 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 responseGaza: UNDP's responseUNDP 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 VanuatuCyclone Pam recovery in Tuvalu and VanuatuUNDP 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 CARResponding to the crisis in CARUNDP 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 SudanResponse to the crisis in South SudanUNDP 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 AfricaEbola response in West AfricaNearly 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.