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Mozambique Cyclone Idai Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA)DNA

This report on Mozambique Cyclone Idai summarizes damage, loss and recovery needs across 16 socio-economic sectors and discusses a recovery strategy.  


Cyclones Idai and Kenneth: Mozambique Government convenes international pledging conference

Mozambique will host an International Pledging Conference to secure support for reconstruction following the devastation caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth.  


Post-Disaster Needs Assessment - Kerala

The Post-Disaster Needs Assessment for Kerala, India uses the global methodology developed by the UN, the World Bank and the European Union to assess damage and loss in the wake of disaster and to…  


Building Coastal Resilience through Innovation

Insurance and infrastructure generally rank toward the very bottom of the list of fun and interesting things people like talking about. Beaches and coral reefs, on the other hand, are more engaging…  


Get down to work

Hurricane Isidore hit the west coast of Mexico in 2002. Locally driven recovery efforts now blossom into resilient climate action in Mexico  


Women are key to the resilience of our people and our planet

As we look at new, innovative ways to empower women as key agents of change, it’s essential we take gender-responsive approaches to mainstream and accelerate more effective climate actions across the…  


Think globally, act locally

Indigenous peoples and local communities can be an agent for change. UNDP works to bring their voices and knowledge to the main stage  


Kenya straddles a volcanic rift. It’s a green-energy geyser

In 2010 fewer than one in five Kenyans had electricity. Now some 60 percent do—thanks mostly to geothermal power from the East African Rift.  


Strengthening global cooperation for the SDGs

Recovery and resilience in the Caribbean and Asia, advancing agricultural development in Africa - through it new International Development Cooperation Agency, China works with UNDP to drive the SDGs.  


From West Africa to the Caribbean: Building back better after Hurricane Irma

It was November 2017 and I had spent another hectic and eventful day working on the world’s most severe humanitarian crises as UNDP’s Early Recovery Programme Coordinator in north-east Nigeria.  

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