UNOPS supports partners in El Salvador in implementing a
range of projects with a focus on health, disaster risk reduction, transportation
and agriculture. This support comes through a variety of services, including project
management, infrastructure, procurement, human resources and advisory services.
We collaborate with various partners to ensure lasting
results, including the Government of El Salvador, United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP), United Nations Population Fund and the International Fund for
UNOPS is working with the Government of El Salvador’s
Ministry of Public Works and UNDP to improve
infrastructure through multiple projects in an effort to build resilience to
climate-related risks throughout the country. UNOPS is evaluating technical
designs of roads and bridges, and improving key infrastructure, including a
216-metre concrete channel to help mitigate the effects of heavy rainfall. UNOPS-supported
projects implemented under UNDP and the Ministry of Public Works have
benefitted approximately 150,000 people between 2010 and 2015.
Projects also work with the national ports authority of El
Salvador to support logistics and enhance commercial outcomes. This includes
providing technical assistance for pre-investment studies, and assistance to
modernize and optimize San Salvador International Airport and various ports, such as Acajutla.
In collaboration with the Ministry of Health, UNOPS helps improve
access to public health through the procurement of services, equipment and
ambulances funded by the Inter-American Development Bank. UNOPS also provides
technical assistance to the Salvadorian Institute of
Social Security for the rehabilitation of a hospital and medical unit,
as well as in the procurement of ambulances and medical equipment.
UNOPS further supports the Government of El Salvador’s
Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Rural Awakening Programme. The programme
aims to significantly reduce poverty, economic inequality, and gender and
social exclusion in the country through administrative support services,
including fund management, human resources and procurement services to the
Government of El Salvador.
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