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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…  


Justice and compassion for rape survivors

A clinic in Fiji responds to high rates of sexual abuse against women.  


Powering change in Vanuatu

A tiny South Pacific island gets a new lease on life with solar energy.  


The women who want to be free

Widening educational and employment opportunities for Afghan women.  


Telling stories and changing lives

Rewriting the harmful narratives that divide communities.  


"We were sitting on broken chairs."

Following conflict in Libya a vital free clinic gets up and running.  


Molding the potential of alabaster and clay

Small business grants enable Jamaican artists to expand their markets.  


"We had to start from scratch."

A Syrian refugee spots an opportunity to build a new life in Turkey.  


Cyclones Idai and Kenneth: Mozambique Government convenes international pledging conference

Mozambique will host an International Pledging Conference to secure support for reconstruction following the devastation caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth.  

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