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A place to call home

For 4 years, widowed Hauwa Kala has been living in the General Hospital Internally Displaced Person’s (IDP) camp in Damboa town with her children.  


Government of Japan contributes $4.3 million towards stabilization and early recovery of +11,000 conflict-affected persons and communities in northeast Nigeria

Today, the Government of Japan announced a $4.3 m (equivalent to 1.8 billion NGN) contribution to UNDP Nigeria’s ongoing stabilization and early recovery efforts in the north-east Nigeria.  


Football for peace and development

25-year-old Lawan Yaru from Bama, Borno State Nigeria, joined his first official football league through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and European Union (EU) supported Peace through…  



Access to safe water empowers communities of Tofa and Doka

To address this growing challenge, the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), assisted by drilling 2 water solar boreholes with…  


Tree Planting for Peace

UNDP launches tree planting campaign to help preserve the environment and improve livelihoods for youth in border communities of Sokoto and Katsina States  


In Gwoza, access to livelihood is aiding transition from conflict

I was a farmer, and a welder in training before the conflict began. When they attacked our town, my house and shop were destroyed, my brother and nephew were killed, and I sustained an injury which…  


The UNDP and Government of Japan handover ambulances to the NCDC to enhance response efforts in Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19

UNDP in collaboration with the Government of Japan, handed over three ambulances to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) today as part of its support to Federal Government led-efforts in…  


20 percent of the fulltime workforce in Nigeria lost employment during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, says new UNDP and National Bureau of Statistics report

A new report by UNDP and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says that 20 percent of the fulltime workforce in Nigeria lost employment during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.  


Youth’s contribution to local economy recovery and strengthening social unity

In Bama town, Borno State, Nigeria, Mohammed is preparing his viewing centre for the football match that will start later in the evening  

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