• Fast Facts: Central African Republic

    UNDP is working to restore peace, authority, livelihoods and reconciliation, re-establish a functioning State, and to put the country back on a more robust development path.

  • Fast Facts: Dismarmament Demoblization and Reintegration

    When conflict comes to an end, those who directly took part in fighting may have special livelihoods, economic and psychosocial needs resulting from sometimes years of being engaged in armed violence. Consideration must be given to these needs when communities and nations try to rebuild.

  • Fast Facts: Gender in Crisis Countries

    Women are often disproportionately affected by conflict, violence and disasters, and their security is often at risk when rule of law breaks down. Their greater vulnerability to poverty threatens their livelihoods, and their voices and interests are often excluded from decision-making in the recovery process.

  • Fast Facts: Governance in post crisis settings

    A quarter of the world’s population lives in countries where state capacities are limited and societies experience high levels of fragility due to the repercussions of war or disaster. In these contexts, states cannot provide security and basic services to their citizens or effectively manage the process of recovery.

  • Fast Facts: House Repairs in Haiti

    A detailed analysis of the current situation confirms that Haitians face a number of common constraints in order to repair and rebuild their houses.

  • Fast Facts: South Sudan

    In South Sudan, some 6 million people  are affected by widespread food insecurity and malnutrition, a dire situation that is compounded by insecurity and conflict. UNDP’s response has focused on building local-level resilience and enabling conditions for peace, security and stability.

  • Fast Facts: Syria

    UNDP’s engagement in response to the humanitarian catastrophe unfolding in Syria and impacting Lebanon and Jordan has been to support communities in the greatest need.

  • Fast Facts: UN joint debris projects, rubble feeds into urban upgrade

    The 12 January 2010 earthquake created an estimated 10 million cubic metres of debris from which more than 75% have now been cleared thanks to the Government of Haiti (GoH) - identifying debris removal and management as one of the top priorities for the recovery process – and to the Haitian people for taking an active part in it.

  • Fast Facts: Youth and Gender Equality
  • Fast Facts: Youth as Partners for the Implementation of the SDGs

    The goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda are interconnected, aiming to integrate the three dimensions of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental. Explicitly or implicitly, young people are deeply embedded within their fabric. Their knowledge, reach, and innovative solutions are essential if sustainable development is to be realized.

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