The United Nations Development Programme extends its profound condolences and solidarity to all those affected, as we mourn the terrible loss of life and devastation caused by the attack on Saturday 14 October 2017 in Mogadishu, when more than 400 people were killed and over 300 were wounded.
Farah Abdessamad writes about UNDP's response team visit to the 14th October blast site to support recovery and reconstruction efforts of the Somali Government
A dam built by the Puntland Ministry of Environment, with the support of UNDP in partnership with the Global Environment Facility - helps people suffering from drought and at risk of famine recover and build resilience to disaster.
Somalia is working to respond to drought and avert famine by combining immediate humanitarian assistance with long-term development plans.
A week-long competitive UNDP Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) has opened in Mogadishu, which will see 30 young men and women learn how to take leadership roles to bring about social transformation, build peace, and spearhead innovative ideas in reducing barriers to employment and economic development in Somalia. Selected participants from the training in Mogadishu will go on to receive further in-depth training at a UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States (RBAS) leadership event in Cairo.
he United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is partnering with the UN Migration Agency (IOM) and the Government of Somalia, to provide greater access to sustainable clean water for over 45,000 drought affected internally displaced persons (IDPs) and host communities in Baidoa
High-level technical experts from around the world have met this weekend in Mogadishu to kickstart a Government-led Drought Impact Needs Assessment (DINA), which will identify the drivers and impact of recurrent drought, and outline long-term solutions that can prevent famine as a result of drought.

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