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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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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 ismore

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Issue Brief Cluster Munitions

First introduced during the Second World War, cluster munitions have been used during at least 20 conflicts in the last 60 years. Expensive and time-consuming to locate and remove, they are responsible for thousands of civilian deaths each year both during and after attacks, and exacerbate povertymore

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Loss and Damage Database

This review focuses on disaster loss and damage database implementation at country and regional levels. It documents UNDP’s role in the institutionalization of such systems and examines all known, publically-accessible regional and country-level databases’ contents. The findings and lessons providemore

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Signature Product: Guidance Note on Community Infrastructure Rehabilitation

Focussing on urgent post-crisis assistance, this guidance note provides practical advice to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Offices (COs) on how to plan, design and implement a short-term project that swiftly links governments and communities in the assessment, repair andmore

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Signature Product: Guidance Note on Debris Management

Focussing on urgent post-crisis and post-disaster assistance, this guidance note provides practical advice to United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Offices (COs) on how to plan, design and implement a short-term project that swiftly links governments and communities in the assessment,more

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Signature Product: Guidance Note on Emergency Employment

Focussing on urgent post-crisis assistance, this guidance note provides practical advice to United NationsDevelopment Programme (UNDP) Country Offices (COs) on how to plan, design and implement a post-crisis emergency employment and enterprise recovery project that supports governments andmore

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Understanding Social Conflict in Latin America

The Latin American countries with greatest numbers of conflicts are those with broad social inequalities and governments with limited capacity to manage unrest.   The report titled Understanding Social Conflict in Latin America reveals that social, institutional and cultural tensions in Latinmore

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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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Issue Brief: Infrastructure for Peace

Over 1.5 billion people around the world live in a community affected by war, violence or high levels of crime, and over 526,000 people die each year as a result of violence or conflict; approximately one per minute.   Armed conflict wrecks lives, destroys the social fabric within and amongmore

Further Resources

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Elections and Conflict Prevention Guide

This Guide to Analysis, Planning, and Programming provides readers with practical options and tools for programming design, early warning and conflict tracking. Drawing on seven country case studies (Bangladesh, Ghana, Guyana, Kenya, Lesotho, Nigeria and Sierra Leone), it presents lessons learnedMore

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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

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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Human Development Data

Human Development Index (HDI) figures are available as part of the Google Public Data Explorer tool.

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