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COVID-19 and localization

Local actors are critical both as first responders in a crisis and the providers of long-term support. Since the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016, work has continued through the Grand Bargain...

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Why Gender Matters to the Private Sector in Disaster Management

When the private sector invests in building the resilience of their assets – whether capital, facilities, or employees – it contributes to strengthening local resilience. Working with women on such...

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Gender and Disasters (Part I)

When a disaster strikes, whether it is due to a natural phenomenon such as a hurricane or an earthquake, or a manmade conflict, women and men are not affected in the same way. The inequalities that...

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Turkey + 1 more

Against a Virus with the Private Sector

* article by Claudio Tomasi, Resident Representative of UNDP in Turkey The pandemic created a historic recession with record levels of deprivation and unemployment, creating an unprecedented human...

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Cargo restrictions hamper Vanuatu cyclone recovery

n Vanuatu's north, whole villages still lie devastated three weeks after Cyclone Harold tore through on that terrifying Monday, 6 April. In some villages, every building was destroyed by the winds...

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COVID-19 in Conflict Areas – What the Private Sector Can Do

While global news coverage has focused heavily on Europe and North America, infections are quickly growing throughout the world and cases have now been reported in countries like Syria and Yemen. As...

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