Our Stories

  • May 24, 2016

    Three months after Tropical Cyclone Winston, combined efforts of the affected communities, the Government of Fiji and the international community are making positive strides towards restoring food security and farm-based livelihoods and helping move vulnerable Fijian populations on the road to recovery.

  • May 23, 2016

    The Government of Tuvalu through the UNDP is submitting a Funding Proposal to the Green Climate Fund, which focuses on coastal adaptation. The funding proposal is in Environmental and Social (E&S) Risk Category B/I-2. The E&S due diligence steps have been conducted during the preparation of the Funding Proposal. The Social and Environmental Screening Report and Environmental and Social Management Plan can be accessed from here.

  • May 22, 2016

    Dealing with the immediate aftermath of the severe Tropical Cyclone Winston is a situation weather-made for the UNDP debris clearance experts who have been busy working with the villagers in two of the most severely affected provinces of Fiji. Under the UNDP and Ministry of Youth and Sports-supported Cash-for-Work programme, young women and men have been targeted for training in village-level debris clearance in Koro Island.

  • May 3, 2016

    A new network of Government officials commits to jointly influence national, regional and global discussions on gender and protection issues in the context of disasters.

  • May 3, 2016

    The need to integrate climate change and disaster risk reduction considerations in overall corporate plans is a crucial element in addressing and minimising vulnerabilities to disasters, an approach being undertaken by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and UNDP's Pacific Risk Resilience Programme.

  • Apr 18, 2016

    As part of its response to cyclone Winston, UNDP reallocated funds from its programmes to better address the urgent needs on the affected population. In Koro Island, UNDP reprogrammed FJ$100,000 and, together with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, started a Cash-for-Work programme for up to 300 youths of the most affected village.

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