Crisis Prevention and Recovery

  • Effective Law and Regulation for disaster risk reduction: a multi-country reportJun 23, 2014
    The 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 BangladeshSep 11, 2013
    After 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.

  • Women’s Perspectives of Peace and Security Vol. 2Women’s Perspectives of Peace and Security Vol. 2Aug 2, 2013
    The stories were shared by the second batch of N-Peace trainers who offered their reflections on peace and security in their respective countries during the N-PEACE Training of Trainers in November 2012.

  • Women’s Perspectives of Peace and Security Vol. 1Sep 19, 2012
    This publication offers perspective pieces shared by the women who have impressive profiles and personal experiences of heroism, coupled with professional expertise of being champions for peace and equality in their countries.

  • Working with Deported Individuals in the Pacific: Legal and Ethical IssuesWorking with Deported Individuals in the Pacific: Legal and Ethical IssuesMay 24, 2012
    image This report intends to provide policy makers, governments and civil society organizations with an easily accessible source of background information, approaches and assessments to work effectively with deported communities.

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.