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Supporting the Palestinian Health Sector

The US$1.3 million worth of medical equipment will be distributed across 16 health facilities and will enhance the Ministry of Health’s efforts to provide access to healthcare services, particularly…  


Japan's rubble removal support in Gaza

The Government of Japan announced a contribution of US$3 million to the United Nations Development Programme for damage assessment and removal of rubble in hard-hit areas of the Gaza Strip.  


No Safe Place in Gaza

UNDP Head of Gaza Office, Chitose Noguchi, reflects on her experience during the 11 days of hostilities on Gaza.  


“I want my old normal life back” my son said.

Eleven days ago, we had a life we could call normal. A life under COVID-19 precautionary measures and highest rates of positive cases in the region. A life under restricted access to movement in and…  


Transcending the challenges of Down Syndrome

Buthayna has Down Syndrome. Her mother enrolled her at the centre to build her confidence and improve her social skills. With funding from the Government of Germany, through its Development Bank…  


Supporting women's access to justice through legal aid services amidst COVID-19

Haya, is a 22-year-old young woman from Gaza who is facing a failed marriage and an abusive husband. She received legal aid with support from the Sawasya II Access to Justice Joint Programme.  


UNDP and British Consulate General Sign Agreement in Support of Transparency, Evidence, and Accountability

The £2 million GBP will support the development of a multi-year programme that will strengthen effective and accountable governance, and increase the responsiveness and transparency of Palestinian…  


Ministry of Interior Launches Digital Birth and Death Registration System

The digital birth and death registration system that will strengthen civil registration and provide reliable vital statistics for policy makers.  



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