Crisis Prevention and Recovery

  • Private Sector Engagement Helps Keep Communities SafeMay 27, 2015PRRP is assisting to broker partnerships between government and the private sector. For example, to reduce risks to communities through the delivery of cost-effective services and improved accessibility to CCDRM activities, and to encourage engagement in self-regulation to either gain a competitive advantage as a `first-mover’ or to reduce the incentives for Government to regulate therefore retaining market flexibility.

  • Pacific Risk Resilience Programme Country BriefsMay 19, 2015This series of Country Briefs for Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Tonga explains the risk governance work of each nation’s government, private sector and other partners - supported by the Pacific Risk Resilience Programme (PRRP) – to better integrate climate change and disaster related risks into routine development planning and activities.

  • A Compendium of Case Studies from Pacific Island CountriesA Compendium of Case Studies from Pacific Island CountriesMay 19, 2015The compendium of 10 case studies from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Tonga on peacebuilding and dialogue practices throughout the Pacific region.

  • Effective Law and Regulation for disaster risk reduction: a multi-country reportEffective Law and Regulation for disaster risk reduction: a multi-country reportJun 23, 2014The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have collaborated on a multi-country report to assess legal frameworks for DRR in 31 countries. The purpose of this report is to support legislators, public administrators, and DRR and development practitioners and advocates to prepare and implement effective legal frameworks for disaster risk management (DRM) that are adapted to their own country’s needs, drawing on examples and experience from other countries.

  • Scaling-Up Disaster Preparedness in BangladeshScaling-Up Disaster Preparedness in BangladeshSep 11, 2013After the catastrophic flood of 1988 and the devastating cyclone of 1991, Bangladesh transformed its approach from 'reactive humanitarian relief' after a disaster to 'proactive risk management' before the disaster.

Our Work on Crisis Prevention and Recovery

UNDP facilitates regional forums where critical policy concerns related to crisis prevention and recovery can be discussed and advocated. It also helps to connect and raise awareness among national and local level experts and officials about global policy commitments, and supports them in translating these into results on the ground.