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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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Rule of Law Global Programme Annual Report 2011

UNDP’s 2011 Annual Report showcases the results achieved by UNDP’s Global Programme for Strengthening the Rule of Law in Crisis-affected and Fragile Situations in 37 crisis-affected countries.   more

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Safer Communities through Disaster Risk Reduction (SC-DRR) in Development

This report presents findings of the final evaluation of the Safer Communities through Disaster Risk Reduction programme. The programme was designed to support the Government of Indonesia develop new approaches and capabilities for disaster management by focusing on risk reduction and not justmore

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2011 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction

This report’s key argument is that effective disaster risk reduction (DRR) is not simply a technical challenge. It reflects the need to generate necessary political incentives to make DRR a priority issue. It addresses the central question of “what are the critical drivers that explain the uptakemore

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Basics of Capacity Development for Disaster Risk Reduction

This paper seeks to promote a common understanding of what capacity development means for disaster risk reduction, including considerations or how it develops in both conceptual and practical terms. It is intended as a reference for the broader global community who work at the international,more

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Managing Climate Risks in The Himalays

The Regional Climate Risk Reduction Project (2009-2010), a pilot initiative from UNDP and the European Community Humanitarian Aid Office, spanned across four countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region: India, Bhutan, Nepal, and Pakistan. In a limited time span of 15 months, the project workedmore

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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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Nepal: Human Stories from the Field

Recovery from conflict is essential to sustain peace in a country like Nepal going through a historical transition. Experiences from around the world have shown that relapsing into conflict is more likely when peace dividends do not reach the people, especially those who are at the receivingmore

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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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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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Gender Approaches in Conflict and Post-Conflict Situations

This manual was compiled during a seminar held in Rome from 2-6 April 2001. The seminar was organized by the UNDP and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and included participants from variousItalian NGOs and UN agencies directly involved in emergency, crisisresponse and recovery operations. More

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Gender Guidelines for Mine Action Programmes

The United Nations Gender Guidelines for Mine Action Programmes are intended to help United Nations mine action policy makers and field personnel to incorporate gender perspectives in all relevant mine action initiatives and operations. The development of the guidelines has been informed by 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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Governance in Conflict Prevention and Recovery: A Guidance Note

This UNDP Guidance Note is intended to support Country Office efforts to engage in programming in conflict contexts. Informed by theory and practice, it introduces the main challenges and opportunities; provides numerous country and programming examples; as well as practical tools and resourcesMore

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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