Join us in combating COVID-19

India is experiencing an unprecedented second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic with a devastating impact on health, lives and livelihoods.

UNDP is working with the Government of India, the international community, private sector and civil society to strengthen health responses, expand social protection, and help rebuild lives and livelihoods.


What India needs:



        How is UNDP Supporting the crisis:


Responding to a Health Emergency

UNDP is partnering with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and State Health Departments to:

  • Procure and set up oxygen generating plants, oxygen concentrators and other critical medical supplies like ventilators & PPE kits
  • Strengthen and digitize systems to effectively manage and deliver vaccines
  • Support communication and advocacy campaigns to scale up reach and ensure access to vaccines at the last mile
  • Provide psychosocial support to vulnerable and marginalized communities

Protecting Livelihoods

UNDP is working with vulnerable communities impacted by the pandemic to:

  • Increase access to information on entitlements and expand reach of social protection schemes
  • Facilitate skilling and job opportunities for women and youth
  • Restore rural livelihoods opportunities for women microentrepreneurs, farmers' and artisans' collectives
  • Provide digital and financial literacy trainings to women and youth
  • Set up innovative digital platforms to enhance reach of social protection and connect micro-entrepreneurs to markets

How can you Contribute?

Individuals, businesses & organizations can play a vital role in our response and recovery efforts to mitigate the impact of the crisis across communities.


How we are helping


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