Crisis Prevention and Recovery

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Capacity Development for Disaster Risk Reduction

 UNDP understands capacity development as a locally-driven, society-wide transformation, and recognizes that capable individuals, organizations and societies play an indispensable role in the successful reduction and management of disaster risks.  more

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Climate Risk Management

Climate-related hazards, including drought, floods, cyclones, sea-level rise and extreme temperatures, have enormous impact on the socio-economic development of a society. The frequency, magnitude and duration of damaging climate conditions are changing. It is now widely understood that efforts tomore

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Crisis Brief: Horn of Africa

After consecutive seasons of inadequate rainfall, throughout 2011 countries in the Horn of Africa faced the worst drought in 60 years– leading to the largest food crisis in 20 years and the world’s first famine of this century. On 20 July, the United Nations officially declared famine in twomore

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Disaster Risk Reduction, Governance & Mainstreaming

“There is now international acknowledgement that efforts to reduce disaster risks must be systematically integrated into policies, plans and programmes for sustainable development and poverty reduction... Sustainable development, poverty reduction, good governance and disaster risk reduction aremore

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Disaster risk assessment

“The starting point for reducing disaster risk ... lies in the knowledge of the hazards and the physical, social, economic and environmental vulnerabilities ... and of the ways in which hazards and vulnerabilities are changing in the short and long term, followed by action taken on the basis ofmore

OUR WORK - CRISIS PREVENTION AND RECOVERY

UNDP intends to promote Libya´s economic recovery by addressing a situation of inequity and limited opportunities. At the same time it focuses on containing the use of landmines and the proliferation of small arms which are posing sustained risks to recovery efforts and community safety

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