Crisis Prevention and Recovery

  • The Tsunami Legacy: Innovation Breakthroughs and Change

    The report offers the global community an overview and some broad insights into how a huge cast of governments, organizations and people responded to one of the world’s great natural disasters. In so doing, it identifies some of the main elements involved: challenges, successes and lessons.

  • The Tsunami Legacy: Innovation Breakthroughs and Change – Executive Summary

    The summary report offers the global community an overview and some broad insights into how a huge cast of governments, organizations and people responded to one of the world’s great natural disasters. In so doing, it identifies some of the main elements involved: challenges, successes and lessons.

  • 2009 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction – Risk and poverty in a changing climate

    This first edition of the United Nations Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction is not only a comprehensive review and analysis of the natural hazards menacing humanity. It also provides new and arresting evidence on how, where and why disaster risk is increasing globally.

  • Integrating Gender in Disaster Risk Management in SIDS

    This guide outlines the vulnerability of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific and the Caribbean and explains how gender roles and responsibilities result in differential exposure and impact of disasters.

  • Enhancing Security Sector Governance in the Pacific Region: A Strategic Framework

    The Pacific region has witnessed violent conflict, civil unrest and political crises. This has led to a growing recognition of the critical role of law enforcement agencies and security institutions. However, in recent years, there have been concerns that these institutions lack capacity to meet the challenge of providing security to the general public; that governments do not have the necessary civilian security expertise to manage them; that legislatures are not empowered to oversee them; and that security forces are not held accountable under the law for their actions. This publication is intended to support regional and national stakeholders to develop appropriate policies and programming

Our Work on Crisis Prevention and Recovery

UNDP facilitates regional forums where critical policy concerns related to crisis prevention and recovery can be discussed and advocated. It also helps to connect and raise awareness among national and local level experts and officials about global policy commitments, and supports them in translating these into results on the ground.

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