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Women and Natural Resources

A lack of access to natural resources, including minerals, water and land, is often the underlying cause of many conflicts around the world. When managed properly however, as part of a peacebuilding strategy, these same resources can also be utilized, and their benefits shared to generatemore

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Yolanda Fact Sheet

Only two months after Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as Yolanda) devastated one of the poorest parts of the Philippines, recovery efforts are in full swing. Millions remain displaced but many are returning home. The government and international community’s responses have been quick, while the peoplemore

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VisayasFactSheet

Typhoon Hayian (Yolanda) hit one of the poorest parts of the Philippines, first landing in Guiuan, where 60% of people lived below the poverty line before the super storm. Restoring livelihoods quickly will be critical to stop people falling deeper into poverty. Helping people diversify theirmore

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Strengthening the Rule of Law in Crisis-Affected and Fragile Situations

Conflict is a strong predictor of future violence. When countries fail to establish the rule of law, justice and security after a conflict or crisis, the chances of recurrent violence are very high. Through the Global Programme to Strengthen the Rule of law in Crisis-Affected and Fragilemore

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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 turnmore

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DRR Call for Action

The past two decades have seen some of the worst disasters recorded. Tropical storms, floods, droughts and earthquakes have caused massive loss of life and property, and set back development achievements across the globe. Disasters have killed more than a million people, affected 4.4 billion andmore

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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

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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

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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, themore

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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UNDP's Annual Report
New Partnerships for Development

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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