Social Impacts & Social Resilience

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United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
New York
ReCAP21 Guide
This guide outlines three key entry points for local governments to move towards an urban transformation and a resilient recovery process, which is also green in nature, providing them with the practical support to identify comprehensive solutions.
Cover of the issue: women raising their hands in a seminar setting
This issue highlights the interplay of risk, resilience and gender. It seeks to highlight the concept of ‘differentiated vulnerability’ to disasters and extreme events as experienced by women and girls as compared to boys and men.
Aligning NDCs with Green Recovery
The objective of this document is to present a step-by-step framework to support countries to design and assess green recovery and green economy options that build on NDC processes and incorporate climate action.
21 Jun 2022
Organization
United Nations Environment Programme
The UN Environment Programme and the Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction are starting the new year with a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for Disaster and Climate Resilience.
Duration
Self-paced
The PDNA report covers the damage, losses, and recovery needs across various sectors following two hurricanes, Irma and Maria, that impacted the Islands of Barbuda and Antigua in 2017. A recovery strategy and summary of identified priority actions for recovery is included in the report.
Dominica 2017 pdna
The PDNA report covers the damage, losses, and recovery needs across various sectors following Hurricane Maria in 2017. A recovery strategy and summary of identified priority actions for recovery is included in the report.
Nepal PDNA 2017
The Post Flood Recovery Needs Assessment (PFR-NA) presents an objective basis for recovery planning as well as measures for reducing future risks. The objective of the Assessment is to estimate the impact of the 2017 floods that affected the Terai region and to identify medium-term recovery needs.
Marshall Islands 2016
This report is a rapid socio-economic assessment of the sectors impacted by the 2015-2016 drought in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. This assessment is the first PDNA of a drought in the Pacific.
Cyclone Winston PDNA
This PDNA covers the damage and losses across various sectors following Tropical Cyclone Winston that struck Fiji in 2016. A summary of recovery, reconstruction, and resilience needs are included in the report.