Learn more


UNDP hands over equipment to bolster COVID-19 Medical Waste Management in Kenya

As part of our ongoing support to strengthen national waste management efforts, and in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, UNDP procured and handed over to the Government of Kenya, waste management…  


Tackling drought in arid lands through devolved disaster risk management

Although home to the expansive Lake Turkana, the County suffers an acute lack of fresh water and as a result of its harsh climate, is also prone to drought — a feature exacerbated by the harmful…  


Devolved health services bringing new hope to far-flung communities

Some 52km from Lodwar at Lorugum Sub-County Hospital, Pauline Longor, 22, has become a mother for the fourth time. Her 12-hour-old baby boy sleeps next to her in the neonatal unit, accompanied by a…  


Addressing maternal health challenges through community-led human rights approaches

As one travels across Marsabit County, the most apparent characteristic of Kenya’s second largest county is the sparse population and the emptiness of its vast, arid lands. Coupled with a history of…  

UNDP Around the world