Environment & Energy

  • Emergency Water Supply and Rehabilitation ProgrammeEmergency Water Supply and Rehabilitation ProgrammeThe Emergency Water Supply and Rehabilitation programme aims to improve the quality of life and health conditions through developing and improving water supply services and facilities in both Rafah and Northern Governorates in the Gaza Strip. The project will also serve residents of the poor camps, suburbs and rural areas surrounding the City of Rafah.

  • UXO clearance and rubble removal in GazaUXO clearance and rubble removal in GazaThe overall goal of the project is to bring immediate relief, recovery, and support to the Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip through the restoration of essential services and livelihoods. In addition, it will safeguard public health and environment and create emergency employment opportunities.

  • UXO clearance and solid waste services improvementUXO clearance and solid waste services improvementThe project aims at reducing threats to public health through clearance and safe disposal of UXOs, and management of municipal solid waste including construction debris in environmentally sound manner.

  • Upgrading Water Systems in Jericho and HebronUpgrading Water Systems in Jericho and HebronThe project aims at providing reliable and safe source of potable water supply to the residents of Jericho and Hebron through the upgrading of water supply and distribution systems in both cities.

  • Renewable Energy Generation through Solar Panels - GazaRenewable Energy Generation through Solar Panels - GazaUNDP with funds from the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), provided a sustainable energy source through the installation of solar panels in schools, healthcare and water facilities.


In the Environment sector, UNDP is providing assistance to the Palestinian Authority to reclaim, manage and protect the environment and natural resources – all essential for the survival of communities as well as foundational for national development. Support is also provided to ensure that climate change adaptation responds to the potentially increasing scarcity of natural resources in the occupied Palestinian territory.

Contact UNDP's Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People
Media Inquiries Phone: 00972-2-6268200
Mail: dania.darwish@undp.org Fax: 00972-2-6268222
Development for Freedom - Consolidated Plan of Assistance 2012 - 2014
Development for Freedom

The report provides an overview of UNDP/PAPP’s on-going and planned programmes in the sectors of democratic governance and the rule of law; economic empowerment of the most vulnerable and private sector investment; environment and management of natural resources; and public and social infrastructure.


View all reports