Crisis Prevention and Recovery

  • Reducing Disaster Risk, A Challenge for DevelopmentReducing Disaster Risk, A Challenge for DevelopmentMay 22, 2012This Report is premised on the belief that in many countries the process of development itself has a huge impact — both positive and negative — on disaster risk. It shows how countries that face similar patterns of natural hazards — from floods to droughts — often experience widely differing impacts when disasters occur.

OUR WORK - CRISIS PREVENTION AND RECOVERY

Through initiatives in villages and at the national policy level, UNDP supports government to address the economic exclusion of marginalized people; also, to stimulate better long-term livelihood opportunities and decent employment for all Cook Islanders, Niueans, Samoans and Tokelauans. The focus is on getting young people, women and those with disabilities involved in the economy.

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