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Statement by UNDP Administrator on the explosions in Beirut

Our hearts go out to the people of Lebanon and we send our deepest condolences to those who have lost loved ones in the explosions in Beirut.  


Six years after Sinjar massacre, support is needed for returning Yazidis

Up to 200,000 remain displaced. Some still face harsh conditions on Mount Sinjar.  


UNDP Yemen wins acclaimed international Ashden Awards for Humanitarian Energy

A UNDP Yemen project that addresses solar power needs and provides solutions and hope for three frontline conflict communities has been announced as the winner of the acclaimed Ashden Awards for…  


International community pledges US$5.5 billion for the Syria crisis response in 2020, in Syria and neighbouring countries

Coordinated by UN humanitarian and development agencies, the plans aim to reach 11 million people in need of humanitarian assistance inside Syria, 5.5 million refugees in neighboring countries, and…  


Business and human rights

Supporting the internationally-accepted framework for standards and practices.  


Getting a JumpStart on COVID-19 in Syria

Young entrepreneurs turn their new skills to making protective equipment.  


"We will then be unstoppable."

Strengthening the role of women in Sudan's political landscape.  


In Jordan, survey finds most struggle to meet basic needs and access health care under lockdown

As COVID-19 has threatened to overwhelm the country’s health services, UNDP is working with partners to contain and treat the virus with improved medical waste management, additional personal…  


Community leaders fight COVID-19 alongside UNDP in Sudan

UNDP is working with trusted local partners in Sudan to respond and rebuild better as the ongoing pandemic threatens to reverse decades of progress in tackling poverty and inequality.  


Egyptians return to cycling

Transport is one of Egypt’s biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution.  

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