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New Technology and the Prevention of Violence and Conflict

There are now 6 billion cell phone subscriptions in the world, and one third of the world’s population is online. These numbers are growing rapidly, particularly in the developing world, and they demonstrate an unparalleled level of global interconnectivity. They also point to the unprecedentedmore

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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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Preventing Crisis - Enabling Recovery: 2010 Annual Report

This annual report summarizes some of UNDP's main achievements in regards to its work in Crisis Prevention and Recovery worldwide throughout 2010, particularly in the areas of Disaster Risk Reduction, Early Recovery, Conflict Prevention, and Gender Equality. It also provides detailed financialmore

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Preventing Crisis, Enabling Recovery: BCPR Annual Report 2011

Disasters, violent conflict, and economic and climate-related turbulence continue to claim lives, destroy economies and livelihoods, and undermine development progress for millions of people. Crisis prevention, recovery and reducing the vulnerability of countries to catastrophe are cornerstones ofmore

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Putting Resilience at the Heart of Development

Disasters cause human suffering, environmental and economic harm, and set back progress on eliminating poverty. If disaster risk isn’t well managed, the consequences are manifold. Disaster risk reduction is, therefore, an investment worth making by all countries. Every dollar spent reducingmore

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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

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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

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Restore or Reform: UN Support to Core Government Functions in the Aftermath of Conflict

This report, developed by the United Nations Working Group on Public Administration in Post-Conflict, aims to capture the experience of the United Nations system’s work on public administration in the early years of post-conflict environments and to provide recommendations for more predictable,more

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Empowering Lives, Building Resilience

This publication features success stories from countries where UNDP support has resulted in transformative changes, including by fostering the growth of institutional and human capacities.   To qualify as a transformational success, a story needed to demonstrate tangible and sustainableMore

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Europe and CIS Regional Human Development Report 2008

The human cost of social exclusion   The report draws on data from an innovative six-country research study conducted by UNDP together with Oxford University researchers and local social research institutes and organisations of people living with HIV that looked at exclusion in the health,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 otherMore

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Fact Sheet: HIV activities during Disarmament Demobilisation and Reintegration

This is a fact sheet on Disarmament Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR) developed by Inter-Agency Working Group (IAWG) on Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration in which UNDP is a member. DDR programmes assist ex-combatants in developing livelihoods and support networks during the vitalMore

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Fast Facts: Gender in Crisis Countries

Conflict, violence, crime and disasters disrupt or destroy a country’s basic systems and institutions. While both men and women may suffer, the relatively disadvantaged situation of women and girls, their distinctive social obligations and responsibilities, and especially their exposure to genderMore

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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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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