Crisis Prevention and Recovery

  • Institutional and Legislative Systems for Early Warning and Disaster Risk Reduction: Thailand

    This report summarizes the results of a study that captures: the status of Thailand’s institutional, policy and legal framework for EWS and disaster risk reduction (DRR); the main gaps remaining to establish a comprehensive EWS within a holistic DRR policy; and recommendations for stakeholders on the immediate strengthening of EWS through the policy, legal or institutional framework.

  • Institutional and Legislative Systems for Early Warning and Disaster Risk Reduction: Thailand - Summary

    This report provides executive summary on the results of a study that captures: the status of Thailand’s institutional, policy and legal framework for Early Warning Systems (EWS) and disaster risk reduction (DRR); the main gaps remaining to establish a comprehensive EWS within a holistic DRR policy; and recommendations for stakeholders on the immediate strengthening of EWS through the policy, legal or institutional framework.

  • Tsunami Risk Assessment and Mitigation for the Indian Ocean

    The Guidelines describe procedures for assessing and improving awareness of the tsunami hazard and for assessing coastal communities’ vulnerabilities and deficiencies in preparedness.

  • Microinsurance for Disaster Risk Reduction

    This training manual was developed by the All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI) based on its long experience on the subject. The Manual covers the following modules: Micro insurance' relevance to CBDRR; Guidelines for developing community driven micro insurance products; and, Assessing Micro Insurance Demand.

  • ICT in Disaster Management

    This APDIP e-Note looks at how information and communications technology (ICT) is being used in disaster management.

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.

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