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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…  

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…  

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…  

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…  

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