Crisis prevention & recovery

People and their social and economic needs are in the centre of our work in the crisis areas. We promote confidence within and across communities divided by conflicts and help people rebuild their lives disrupted by crisis.

Our Goals

Impartiality and good standing makes UNDP a trusted partner to all parties to the conflict. Through this strategic positioning we are uniquely placed to deliver both humanitarian and recovery assistance, as well as to support local and international conflict transformation and peace-building efforts. more

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Abkhaz, Georgian and South Ossetian teenagers in a summer camp in Ureki

Through its confidence building initiatives UNDP assists a number of joint activities, such as youth summer camps, peace journalism, and the rehabilitation of infrastructure near the Administrative Boundary Lines. July 2011. Photo: Manana Kvenetadze/Machavariani/UNDP

Our Stories

  • The police patrols a village of Ditsi, 200 m from the boundary with South Ossetia. Photo: David Khizanishvili/UNDP

    Mobile Technology for Safe Communities

    anketa#a#non00b#wed1c#7d#pol24ngo2 – sent from the village of Ditsi in the Shida Kartli region of Georgia, this mysterious SMS means that no security incidents have happened inmore

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  • Evening classes in clothes-making in the Chuburkhinji school. July 2013. Photo: Zoran Stevanovic/UNDP

    Day to Day

    Nana Tskharozia is a school teacher in Chuburkhinji – a village in Abkhazia, close to the administrative boundary line. This year the Chubukhinji School is greetingmore

Projects and Initiatives

UNDP Georgia crisis

Confidence Building Early Response Mechanism (COBERM)

A joint EU/UNDP initiative to foster a peaceful transformation of conflicts. more

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