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The far-reaching falllout of COVID-19

At this year's Photoville exhibit in New York City, UNDP showcases the work of eight leading photographers as they document the effects of a pandemic.  


Mapping nature to create a global biodiversity framework

This year nature has shown that we have pushed the planet to its boundaries.  


For a lack of soap and clean water, disease flourishes

A call for leaders everywhere to provide safe water, sanitation and hygiene to all.  


The need for universal basic income

As coronavirus continues to contribute to economic misery for millions, bolder ideas are needed.  


UNDP and UNDRR strengthen partnership to further integrate disaster risk reduction measures into country planning and decision-making processes

UNDP and UNDRR signed a joint partnership agreement to step up collaboration on three priority areas to accelerate the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 and…  


A UN-wide effort to leave no one behind

How the CADRI partnerhip is helping countries invest in disaster risk reduction.  


How tsunami preparedness saved a rugby coach's life

Launching its #PrepareToWin initiative, UNDP supports countries in Asia Pacific with tsunami drills.  


Designing plans to withstand climate change in Uruguay

Making a sustainable future for a heavily urbanized society.  


Climate adaptation: setting the stage for transformation

Incorporating the reality of climate change into nations' budgets.  


UNDP and Mozambique Government launch post disaster recovery facility for Cyclones Idai and Kenneth

UNDP and the Government of Mozambique today formally signed an agreement for UNDP Recovery Facility that will help fast track recovery and build resilience following the devastation unleashed by…  

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