For every dollar pledged to tackle climate crisis for world’s poor, four dollars are spent on fossil fuel subsidies that keep the climate crisis alive according to new UNDP research
Afghanistan’s nominal GDP is likely to contract by 20 percent within a year, according to a new socioeconomic report by UNDP.
Urban poverty in Myanmar will triple under the combined threat of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing political crisis, a new survey from UNDP finds.
At the COP26, the United Kingdom announced £274 million for a new Climate Action for a Resilient Asia (CARA) programme.
Bhutan turns its focus to ensure that no children between the ages of 12-17 are left behind in being vaccinated.
This is the first of 'Tsunami Story Books', a series of illustrated real-life stories from the Asia-Pacific for children.
UNDP sets up 20 mobile health teams to provide critical health care services to thousands of internally displaced people.

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