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Sudan’s first wind turbine arrives

A 63m-tall wind turbine has crossed Sudan’s Northern State today, marking the first milestone towards the country’s first commercial-scale wind-energy plant. Construction will begin shortly and is…  


HCENR and UNDP kickstart implementation of climate-resilient livelihoods project supporting 3.7m people

Recently, a US$41.2m climate-resilient rural development and water programme across nine states commenced with the inaugural board meeting hosted by the Sudan Higher Council for Environment and…  


Key national parks in Sudan receive increased protection, support for improved management, local communities and ecotourism

Ahead of World Environment Day, a US$23.6m initiative to improve protection for three national parks in Sudan has been announced by the Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR),…  


Building Back Better: Flood Disaster Needs and Recovery Assessment Report released

The Government of Sudan in collaboration with the United Nations and the World Bank, launched a report highlighting the impact of 2020’s floods on development sectors of Sudan, and identified key…  


Japan contributes US$4.22m to help stabilize communities in Sudan

In line with the priorities of Sudan’s Transitional Government and the mandate of the UN Integrated Transitional Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), the Government of Japan has committed an…  


Update Two: UNDP response for host communities, and Ethiopian refugees, in Eastern Sudan

As the number of refugees in Eastern Sudan exceeds 63,000, UNDP’s response is expanding, with further efforts underway to assist host communities and refugees. However, a funding gap of US$2.7m…  


Federal Ministry of Health & UNDP sign agreement to provide medicine

In a smart partnership between the Federal Ministry of Health and UNDP, the Office of the Federal Minister of Health signed an agreement today to provide medicines and medical equipment, given the…  


$500,000 of COVID-19 supplies dispatched to Darfur

Last week, more than $500,000 of essential medical supplies were dispatched Darfur in response to the ongoing second wave of COVID-19 cases in Sudan. The delivery, spread across Darfur’s five states,…  


Update: UNDP’s focus and contribution to the Sudan Humanitarian Response Plan 2021

With 13.4 million people (over a quarter of the population) in Sudan projected to require assistance this year, UNDP is committed to addressing needs identified in the draft 2021 Humanitarian Response…  


Update: UNDP response for Ethiopian refugees, and host communities, in Eastern Sudan

With more than 58,000 refugees from Ethiopia having crossed into Sudan, UNDP has committed US$2.02m to address urgent needs, establish basic services and durable solutions, and provide much needed…  

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