RISING FROM THE RUBBLE

Cebu province in the aftermath of Typhoon Odette

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Our
mission

UNDP has been working in the Philippines for over 40 years. Today, it continues to strengthen the country’s capacities at the national and local levels to promote democratic governance, sustainable management of natural resources, climate change adaptation and disaster risk management, and resilience and peacebuilding. In all its programmes, UNDP integrates human rights and gender equality, believing that everyone should have equal access to the benefits of development.

Our impact

109

million

population as of 2020

23.7

percent

Poverty Rate as of 2020

39.3

percent

of the total labor force is made up of women.

5.6

percent

GDP growth rate in 2021

28

percent

youth population as of 2020

0.718

HDI

Human Development Report 2020