Crisis Prevention and Recovery

  • UNDP provides strategic support to the National Disaster Centre (NDC), which is the lead agency for DRM in Papua New Guinea (PNG), to strengthen its position within the wider governance context of PNG. UNDP’s capacity building efforts at the national level is complemented by tangible risk reduction strategies in high risk provinces.

  • The objective of the project is to strengthen capacities in the Department of the Prime Minister and National Executive Council (DPMNEC) on strategic policy development, including the National Security Policy and a strategy for community security institutions and interventions.

  • UNDP remains focused on meeting Bougainvillean aspirations of peace building and reconciliation, longer-term socio-economic recovery, including reintegration, rehabilitation and trauma counseling for ex-combatants and others affected by the conflict.

  • The project which is co-founded by DG-ECHO and UNDP is being implemented in 5 flood prone communities in Tinputz District of Northern Bougainville Region.

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