Stories


Preserving forests, sustaining livelihoods

“Through forest management, we are generating much needed income during the harsh situation while bringing the forests back to life,” expressed Aisha, Manara site supervisor.  


Sewing for Safety: Women leading the fight against COVID19 pandemic

In Lebanon under the compacted crises, women are the ones hardest hit by the socio-economic repercussions of the pandemic  


Meet Bushra, a municipal police agent who refuses to give in to prejudice and stereotypes!

In 2018, UNDP & UNHCR together with Lebanon’s Ministry of Interior & Municipalities launched a reform program that would transform the municipal police’s work towards communities into a…  


Women transforming decision-making

Amid the challenging socio-economic situation in Lebanon, and through this inclusive, participatory, and conflict-sensitive approach, UNDP, in partnership with the UK and Germany through KfW, is…  


Helene: Lebanon's only female head of municipal police raises her voice

In 2018, UNDP & UNHCR together with Lebanon’s Ministry of Interior & Municipalities launched a reform program that would transform the municipal police’s work towards communities into a…  


Karagheusian PHCC stepping up to health challenges

At a time when vulnerable communities in Lebanon are overwhelmed with compacted crises exasperated by the global pandemic  


Arsal flooded only with opportunity

To protect residents of Arsal from the hazards of recurrent floods, UNDP constructed a 4,770 m storm water drainage canal with the support of our partners at core.  


Inclusion at the heart of our response

When opportunity knocked on Wadha’s door, she challenged her disability and decided to give the farmers of Rashaya a helping hand.  


From Akkar’s Beehives to International Markets

“In 2019, UNDP provided me with five hives, necessary equipment, and trainings to embark upon my journey as a beekeeper.  


Little Hands of Hope

The invisible wounds left behind by the Beirut blast of August 4 have had an impact on the mental health of children, many of whom have yet to process their emotions or overcome the fear and trauma to…  

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