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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 themore

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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 interviewsmore

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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 undertakemore

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Guide: Livelihoods & Economic Recovery in Crisis Situations

The purpose of the Guide on Livelihoods and Economic Recovery Programming in Crisis and Post-Crisis Situations is to connect UNDP Country Offices and their partners with global knowledge and experience on this subject. The Guide documents, for the first time, the accumulation of expertise that UNDPmore

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Guidelines and Lessons for Establishing and Institutionalizing Disaster Loss Databases

This report documents the experiences of the UNDP Regional Programme on Capacity Building for Sustainable Recovery and Risk Reduction (RP) in implementing disaster loss databases using the DesInventar methodology. The Regional Programme has been established in response to the Indian Ocean tsunamimore

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Haiti Technical Guide for Debris Management

On January 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck Haiti.  The destruction of buildings and infrastructure generated large amount of debris, estimated at 10 million cubic meters, blocking streets and land in affected areas, hindering relief, recovery andmore

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Haiti: One year later

UNDP has worked to achieve two key objectives in Haiti in the 12 months since the devastating earthquake of 12 January, 2010. The first has been to support the government in its mission to provide services to its citizens, particularly those who have been most affected by the earthquake. The secondmore

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Institutional and Legislative support for DRM-UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report has highlighted governance as a key unresolved issue in both the configuration and the reduction of disaster risk. The need to further strengthen institutional and legislative systems for disaster risk management remains a topical issue, whichmore

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International support for capacity development in post-conflict states: Reflections from two case studies in West Africa

This publication and its companion piece ‘State-Building: Key Concepts and Operational Implications in two Fragile States’ reports on an assessment of a number of programs in Sierra Leone and Liberia that a small team from the World Bank (Fragile and Conflict-Affected States Group) and UNDP (Bureaumore

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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

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Preventing Crisis, Enabling Recovery

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