Results: Crisis Prevention and Recovery

Published on 25 Mar 2014
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Document Summary

Around the world, conflicts and disasters cause human suffering, exacerbate poverty and undermine development. One-and-a-half billion people live in places affected by conflict, violence or high levels of crime and an estimated 1.3 million people were killed by disasters in the last two decades. The overwhelming majority of these live in the least developed world.

 

During 2012, UNDP was active in 97 countries in assisting households, communities, and governments to prevent, confront, and respond to conflicts and disasters.

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