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UNDP's Resilience-Based Approach to the Regional Syrian Crisis

Almost three years into the armed conflict in Syria, the crisis and its spill-over into neighbouring countries is having a deep and widespread effect on development. The refugee influx, coupled with the dramatic impact of fighting on Syria’s infrastructure and economy, is compromising hard-wonmore


Syria War on Development: socioeconomic monitoring report of Syria second quarterly report (April – June 2013)

The report brings out the basic underpinnings of the economic destruction and degradation that has been wrought by the ongoing regional Syrian crisis. This is the second quarterly report commissioned by UNRWA and UNDP from the Syrian Centre for Policy Research (SCPR) to provide an on-goingmore


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, themore


Small grants for recovery of affected communities

The scale of the typhoon's devastation has over-extended existing relief and recovery mechanisms across the country. Supporting communities--particularly poorer rural and coastal communities--to recover and rebuild in a resilient way will require a broad range of partnerships and deliverymore


Tapping remittances and micro-finance for local recovery

In times of disasters and emergencies, the spirit of giving of overseas filipinos is nonpareil. With an estimated 10% of the population working and/or living overseas and 20% of all households in the Philippines receiving remittances, the Philippines is the third largest recipient of remittances inmore


Livelihoods stabilization and economic recovery through green jobs

UNDP’s programme package is designed to provide an immediate recovery response through a longer-term sustainable development agenda by integrating disaster risk reduction with the promotion of resilient solutions at its core. Within this context, generating jobs and economic activity that ismore


Job creation through debris and solid waste management

Extreme powerful winds brought by the typhoon caused massive destruction and post-typhoon debris. The large amounts of debris pose danger to communities and hinder access to schools, hospitals and recovery centers. In this context, UNDP’s programme package is designed to provide an immediatemore


Resilient and renewable energy systems for local government centers and designated resettlement sites

Access to electricity is a critical need in disaster and post-disaster situations in order to ensure that communications, health and basic needs can be provided. The vulnerability of the grid system to natural calamities highlighted the need for more resilient, local sources of power supply tomore


Restoration of local governance and re-establishment of service delivery

UNDP is supporting the Government of the Philippines to develop participatory recovery plans and restore the capacities of the local government to enable them to re-establish public service delivery in typhoon-affected regions.   UNDP will also provide the local governments with support andmore


Post-disaster recovery in the Philippines

Although the affected communities have already begun their own recovery efforts with the limited resources available, the magnitude of the disaster is so severe that it will take several years for them to recover fully. UNDP is working closely with the Government of the Philippines – at themore

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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) inMore


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


Cliimate Risk Management Nicaragua

This report presents the main results of an assessment of climate risk and risk management capacity in the health sector in Nicaragua, conducted under the Climate Risk Management Technical Assistance Support Project (CRM TASP) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The combination ofMore


Climate Risk Management Peru

This report presents the main results of a climate risk and risk management capacity assessment for Peru, with a thematic focus on the agricultural sector in the regions of Junín and Piura, conducted as part of the Climate Risk Management Technical Assistance Support Project (CRM TASP) of theMore


Climate Risk Management Uganda

Uganda is a development success story by regional standards, with increasing economic growth and declining poverty. Nevertheless, the country’s economic dependence on agriculture makes it very sensitive to climate variability and change. Uganda is experiencing more frequent and intense droughtsMore

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 2013, UNDP was active in 177 countries, assisting households, communities, and governments to prevent, confront, and respond to conflicts and disasters.

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Our 2013-2014 Annual Report spotlights results from actions across core dimensions of development, from jobs and food security, to well-run elections, to crisis recovery, to the management of finite natural resources.

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