Bhutan turns its focus to ensure that no children between the ages of 12-17 are left behind in being vaccinated.
According to a new UNDP report, 97% of Afghans could be living in poverty by mid-2022 unless a response to the country’s political and economic crises is urgently launched.
UNDP joins millions of Afghans and others around the world calling for peace, respect for human rights, and access to development assistance.
UNDP sets up 20 mobile health teams to provide critical health care services to thousands of internally displaced people.
Asia’s Hindu Kush-Himalayan mountain ranges could lose up to two thirds of its ice by 2100, causing water and food shortages for over two billion people
In just one week, Bhutan successfully rolled out the second dose of its national COVID-19 vaccine campaign to more than 60 percent of its population.
As wealthy countries expand their vaccination programmes and begin to emerge from lockdown has hit South Asia.

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