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

  • 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

  • With support from UNDP’s Community Resilience initiative, Rukhsana opened her own tailoring and embroidery business in her house

    Seamstress stitches together a secure future

    Rukhsana, 40, lives in the Malikyar village in District Haripur with her husband and four children. When her husband was laid off from a local factory,more

  • “We are more aware of our surroundings and I haven’t felt this productive in my entire life,” Muhammad Jaan. Photo: UNDP Pakistan/Huma Akram

    Paving the Way for Women Empowerment

    For the first time in her 103 years, Muhammad Jaan feels productive and actively takes part in her village community meetings. She is one of themore

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  • UNDP with financial support from the Saudi Fund for Development helped with construction of a link road in union council Bara Bandia, district Swat. Photo: UNDP Pakistan

    Rehabilitation of a Link Road Makes Life Easier for Villagers

    “I had to carry fire word and dry straw on my shoulders that was extremely difficult to manage. I use my wheel barrow now. Rebuilding ofmore

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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