Crisis prevention & recovery

UNDP supports communities in crisis situations particularly those affected by armed conflict and natural disasters. Our crisis prevention and recovery programmes are aimed at the development and implementation of conflict-sensitive and peace-promoting policies, plans and programmes, implementation of recovery and rehabilitation programmes in disaster/conflict-affected areas, and the strengthening of government-civil society collaboration for peacebuilding.


UNDP assistance in crisis-affected communities contribute to strengthening the capacities of claimholders and dutybearers to promote human rights, inclusivity, integrity, accountability and rule of law in governance, and in developing resilience and adaptive capacities to disasters.more

Peace Covenant

Moro Islamic Liberation Front Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim, Luiza Carvalho, Resident Coordinator of United Nations and Ousmane Dione of World Bank in a ceremonial exchange of letters to launch the Facility for Advisory Support for Transition Capacities (FASTRAC) on April 29, 2013 at Camp Darapanan, Sultan Kudarat town in Maguindanao. (Photo: Toto Lozano) more

Our Stories

Using salvaged lumber and other recycled debris from Typhoon Bopha, a villager in the Philippines' Compostela Valley participates in a UNDP programme to rebuild communities while bringing much-needed income. (Photo: RV Mitra/UNDP Philippines)
After Philippines typhoon, clean-up brings recovery

“I’m not a carpenter but I hope that these wood scraps that I gather can be used to rebuild the damaged school where my child usedmore 

 school children
School children in the ‘School of Peace’ in Manila de Bugabos, Agusan del Norte are taught about peace. (Photo: MP Duran/ UNDP Philippines)
Schools of Peace: Antidote to culture of war, violence

MANILA DE BUGABOS, Agusan del Norte – Joy Carol C. Ardecer teaches peace to Grade 1 pupils. This morning, the lesson plan in mathematics was aboutmore 

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