Crisis Prevention and Recovery

  • Safer Communities through Disaster Risk Reduction in Development

    Indonesia is one of the most disaster prone countries in the world. Between 1980 and 2010, it is estimated that natural disasters alone affected around 22 million people. In 2010 disasters amounted to an estimated economic loss of 5 trillion rupiahs.

  • Disaster Risk Reduction Based Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (DR4) project

    Moving forward from some major disasters which started with the 2004 Tsunami and Earthquake in Aceh Provinceand the 2006 Earthquake in Yogyakarta Special Province, the Government of Indonesia through its Coordinating Ministry of the National Agency for Disaster Management (Badan Nasional PenanggulanganBencana/BNPB) was propelled to shift and adopt pre-emptive measures on disaster risk reduction based on pre-disaster planning,

  • The Peace Through Development in Disadvantaged Areas (PTDDA)

    Launched in June 2012, The Peace Through Development in Disadvantaged Areas (PTDDA) project provides a framework for UNDP's continual support to the Government in enhancing capacity at all levels, for conflict preventions and peace building.


Indonesia has seen a noticeable decline in violent communal clashes in recent years, but over 4,000 violent incidents took place across the country between 2008 and 2010 (Institut Titian Perdamaian/Peace Building Institute, 2011). Conflicts not only cause loss of life, but also result in damage to critical infrastructure and private assets, which affects social, economic and political development. Indonesia is also one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, susceptible to tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, floods, landslides, droughts and forest fires.