Crisis Prevention & Recovery

Our work in crisis prevention and recovery focuses on increasing the resilience of communities to natural and man-made disasters, mitigating their impact, and preventing conflict through rehabilitation and early recovery. We have implemented and monitored emergency situations and programmes on drought, flood and earthquake relief assistance, facilitated early recovery coordination, provided relief and rehabilitation for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and the communities in crisis affected areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).

Our Goals

Our goals include enhancing conflict prevention and disaster risk management capabilities; ensuring improved governance functions post crisis & restoring the foundation for local development. more

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Crisis Prevention & Recovery

Our work in crisis prevention and recovery focuses on increasing the resilience of communities to natural and manmade disasters, mitigating their impact, and preventing conflict through rehabilitation and early recovery.

Our Stories of Change

  • Tabinda Jawad, one of the three women operators in the Call Centre in Peshawar helps with the queries of the displaced persons from FATA. Photo: UNDP Pakistan/Torsum Khan

    Call Centre in Peshawar reaches out to the displaced persons in FATA

    Due to insecurity and the recent on-going military operation, most of the internally displaced people (IDPs) from North Waziristan Agency (NWA) have taken refuge in hostmore

  • UNDP constructed a gravity-fed scheme with a network of pipelines and water tanks to bring clean water from the spring to residents in the Landikotal district of FATA. Photo: UNDP in Pakistan/Rahat Shinwari

    Clean water quenches thirst in FATA

    By Rahat Shinwari, Behaviour Change and Communication Officer The Khyber Agency, in the north of Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), has suffered from numerous problemsmore

  • With support from the European Union, more than 80 percent girls in the village in Balochistan have been enrolled after rehabilitation of the school. Photo: UNDP Pakistan

    Women's Organisation brings education to girls in Balochistan

    “I want to become a teacher after completing my education,” says 9-year old Kulsoom, a student of fifth grade in the Government Girls Primary School, inmore

Projects and Initiatives

Refugee Affected and Hosting Areas Programme

Under the Framework of the One UN in Pakistan, Refugee Affected and Hosting Areas (RAHA) is a Joint Programme Component within the UN Delivering as One. The inception of RAHA – in 2009 – owes to the presence of three million Afghan refugees in Pakistan in the preceding three decades, resulting in social, economic and environmental consequences. Almost 1.7 million Afghans refugees still remain in Pakistan following their large-scale repatriation in 2002. more

Girls primary school

Peace and Development Programme in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The project aims to promote peace building and social cohesion in crisis affected areas through the rehabilitation of community basic infrastructure and to improve access of affected communities to basic services and facilities by restoring and rehabilitating community physical infrastructure. more

Disaster Risk Management Support

Due to the crucial need for mainstreaming disaster risk reduction in Pakistan, the project was initiated to support the government and other stakeholders in drafting a five year programme under the UN One Programme-II (OP-II). The project aims to formulate a disaster risk management programme and provide operational and technical support to the national, provincial and district disaster management authorities. more

Area Development Programme in Balochistan

he Area Development Programme Balochistan project is a community-based development programme. The objective of the project is to contribute to poverty reduction and food security through increased incomes and productive assets in the target areas. more

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Refugee Affected & Hosting Areas Programme - Activities in Loralai, Balochistan
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European Union Funded RAHA Initiatives in Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
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European Union funded RAHA Initiatives in Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
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Area Development Programme in Balochistan
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