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Crisis Prevention and Recovery Report 2008: Post-Conflict Economic Recovery - Enabling Local Ingenuity

Post-conflict economic recovery aims to establish sustainable economic growth and human development while addressing the factors that could lead to a recurrence of conflict.  Post-conflict recovery is not about restoring pre-war economic or institutional arrangements.  It is about more

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DRR Call for Action

The past two decades have seen some of the worst disasters caused by natural hazards ever recorded. Tropical storms, floods, droughts and earthquakes, to name a few, have caused massive loss of life and property, and set back development achievements across the globe.   Disasters have killed more

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DRR Global Impact study

This publication highlights the results that UNDP has achieved since 2005 in supporting disaster risk reduction (DRR) and recovery in countries prone to disasters. The first comprehensive report outlining UNDP’s contribution to the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action, the report more

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Disaster Risk Reductionactivities

The post-Yolanda recovery work is clearly an opportunity to renew engagement on disaster risk reduction issues not just in the affected areas but also in the entire country as a whole, and both at the national policy level and in terms of local level programming. In the short and medium term, the more

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Disaster-Conflict Interface

This report examines interactions between conflict and disasters associated with natural hazards. It presents an unprecedented survey of cases in which conflict and disaster coincide—each a complex phenomenon in its own right, as in the worsening Horn of Africa crisis. In most instances, the more

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Disasters Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation in the Pacific

As experience with both disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) grows, there is increasing recognition that these two fields share a common focus: reducing the vulnerability of communities and contributing to sustainable development. The objective of this study is more

Fact Sheet: Global Focal Point for Police, Justice and Corrections

In September 2012, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as the Global Focal Point for the Police, Justice and Corrections Areas in the Rule of Law in Post-conflict and other more

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GLOF Risk Reduction through Community-based Approaches

One of the manifestations of the impact of climate change has emerged in the form of GLOF hazard – glacial lake outburst floods. A new hazard has been added to the lexicon of natural hazards and the frequency of this hazard has shown an increasing trend over the past decades, especially in the more

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Governance for Peace: Securing the Social Contract

Based upon an extensive stocktaking of UNDP’s experience in crisis affected contexts, Governance for Peace: Securing the Social Contract provides insights on new approaches to governance promotion, analysis and programming adapted to the 21st century challenges of fragility. Relying on interviews more

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Guidance Note on Early Recovery CWGER April 2008

This IASC Guidance Note on Early Recovery was written in 2008 as a joint effort by the Cluster Working Group on Early Recovery (CWGER) in cooperation with the UNDG-ECHA Working Group on Transition and aims to provide greater clarity and guidance on what early recovery means and how to undertake more

Further Resources

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Asia-Pacific Human Development Report 2010

A Turning Point for Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific   The report focuses on the critical question of advancing gender equality, as seen through the prism of women’s unequal power, voice, and rights. Despite the region’s many economic gains, the Report chronicles how in many instances More

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Basics of Capacity Development for Disaster Risk Reduction

This paper seeks to promote a common understanding of what capacity development means for disaster risk reduction, including considerations or how it develops in both conceptual and practical terms. It is intended as a reference for the broader global community who work at the international, More

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Building Peace and Advancing Development in the Great Lakes Region

The Great Lakes Region, encompassing Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, north-eastern DRC, and north-western Kenya and Tanzania, has witnessed some of the worst conflicts on the African continent. These conflicts are rooted in long-standing tensions over ethnicity and citizenship rights, which are in turn More

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Can Conflict Analysis Processes Support Gendered Visions of Peacebuilding? Reflections from the Peace and Stability Development Analysis in Fiji

This paper was prepared at the request of the UNDP Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery to highlight key issues, lessons and opportunities with regard to the integration of gender issues and concerns in conflict analysis processes such as the Peace and Stability Development Analysis (PSDA) in More

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Capacity Development in Post-Conflict Countries

This paper lays out a framework for reconsidering the unique challenges post‐conflict contexts pose to processes of state capacity development. More

UNDP's Work in Conflict and Disaster-affected Countries: 2012
Preventing Crisis, Enabling Recovery

Empowering people in the face of disasters and conflicts is no easy task for any nation. Through its crisis prevention and recovery activities, In 2012, UNDP was active in 97 countries, assisting households, communities, and governments to prevent, confront, and respond to conflicts and disasters.

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UNDP's Annual Report
Supporting Global Progress

Our report showcases how we deliver results through programmes on poverty reduction and the Millennium Development Goals, democratic governance, crisis prevention and recovery, and the environment and sustainable development. It highlights the reach of our diverse partnerships.

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Human Development Data

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