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Alluvione: Girl power to combat floods in Indonesia

All-Women Team at Hackathon Fest 2021 Develops a Solution to Help Safeguard Vulnerable Communities from Future Flooding  


4 ways vulnerable people are left behind during the COVID-19 digital transformation—and how to address it

The MAVG, or Mapping and Analysis of Vulnerable Groups, was implemented in the Philippines as part of the DX4Resilience project  


UNDP and the Japan Bosai Platform work together to Accelerate Digitalization in Disaster Risk Reduction for Vulnerable Groups

Under the DX4Resilience project funded by the Government of Japan, UNDP, in partnership with the Japan Bosai Platform (JBP), launched a joint initiative to boost vulnerable groups’ resilience to…  


Why truly smart cities are crucial for development: How Tehran is exploring technology and innovation to improve urban lives and livelihoods

How Tehran is exploring technology and innovation to improve urban lives and livelihoods  


Not waste management alone: Why a Circular Economy is the only realistic way to tackle Asia’s rising mountains of waste

The landfill in Viet Nam’s Da Nang city represents a larger Asian story. With the city’s waste growing by 16% every year, the landfill capacity is being used up faster than city authorities imagined.  


Citi Foundation & UNDP’s Youth Co:Lab Summit Highlights Resilience Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Asia Pacific’s largest youth-led social entrepreneurship movement, co-led by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Citi Foundation, will culminate in the third Youth Co:Lab Regional…  


InaRISK Hackathon Fest 2021

The hackathon is a call for innovative ideas to improve Indonesia's disaster platform.  


A new approach to build forward, from the village level in Indonesia

Millions of Indonesians in small and remote villages across the vast archipelago have borne the brunt of the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, dubbed as the defining global health crisis of the modern…  


World’s largest survey of public opinion on climate change: a majority of people call for wide-ranging action

UNDP's "Peoples' Climate Vote" reflects over half the world's population after results processed by the University of Oxford. Sixty-four percent of people believe climate change is a global emergency,…  


Mapping the Waypoints in Asia’s Digital Future

We need comprehensive, high-quality, affordable, and accessible digital connectivity in order to reduce poverty, improve equality, deliver quality education, and to build sustainable cities and…  

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