This summary report captures the experience of the UN System in working on public administration in post-conflict environments. Reviewing external and internal literature and case studies it provides recommendations for more predictable, efficient and timely support.
The fact that more than 1.5 million people have registered or have appointments with UNHCR means the actual number is much higher. The increasingly widening gap between the needs and resources available is a growing challenge.
Some deaths have been reported in Bangladesh, where over a million people were evacuated. The caution was justified: in 1970, Cyclone Bhola killed some 400,000 people, in 2007, Cyclone Sidr killed nearly 4,000.
Data on loss and damage is a critical input for disaster risk management. Improvements would enhance data quality, utility and credibility and serve the disaster risk reduction community at international and national levels.
10 million people in Yemen need food aid, of whom about 5 million face acute food shortages; 6 million people do not have access to health care; and 1 million children are facing malnutrition, with some 150,000 of them facing the risk of death due to acute malnutrition.