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Investing in flood-prevention infrastructure in Kassala City

In 2020 Sudan was hit by severe floods, with almost 175,000 homes destroyed or damaged. Kassala was particularly impacted, prompting UNDP to begin flood prevention interventions.  


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

Efforts to support the more than 46,000 Ethiopian refugees, and nearby host communities, continues in Eastern Sudan. Significant activities are underway to provide longer-term, durable solutions for…  


Introducing flood-resilience technologies ahead of Sudan’s rainy season

With Sudan set to experience heavy rains again, UNDP has been working to improve flood resilience in at-risk areas, and partnering with UN-Habitat to highlight the potential of easy, cheaper, and…  


Federal Ministry of Health, UNDP and WHO launch improved HIV treatment

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Health Organization (WHO) and partners have commenced the roll-out of a new HIV treatment in Sudan,…  


Goal! Sports complex reopens in South Darfur supporting youth and peace

UNDP and the State Ministry of Education and Guidance reopened South Darfur’s Nyala Sports Complex following a comprehensive, $150,000 upgrade.  


UNDP and KOICA join hands to empower young entrepreneurs in Darfur

United Nations Development Programme in Sudan signed a Grant Arrangement with H.E. Mr. Lee Sangjeong, Ambassador of South Korea to Sudan. The grant supports ongoing activities under the Youth…  


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…  

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