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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…  

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…  

$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…  

Sawtaha (Her Voice): Expanding the role of women in Darfuri peace making

Women are essential to peacebuilding, particularly in Sudan, but participation in formal mechanisms remains low.  

Watch: ‘IMAN’: When faith is at the crossroads

Migration corridors, youth unemployment and dissafection, areas with limited official presence, and extremist and radical elements all contribute to concerns around violent extremism in Sudan.  

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