Social Protection

Economic Impacts of Natural Hazards on Vulnerable Populations in TONGA
This document aims to capture the impact and vulnerabilities of different groups and sectors, including agriculture and fisheries, tourism, housing and settlements, low-income and informal workers, women, and youth to natural hazards in Tonga.
Pacific labour market review 2020
This report presents a baseline assessment of the labour market situation in the Pacific Island countries completed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
WRC5 Knowledge Report
This knowledge report highlights the key lessons and recommendations emerging from the discussions during the 15 sessions of the 5th World Reconstruction Conference.
Policy Brief: Developing Shock Responsive Social Protection System to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19, Enable Speedy Recovery and Strengthen the Resilience of Vulnerable People in ASEAN
This policy brief provides the overview of the economic and social impact of COVID-19 pandemic in ASEAN and informs recovery measures to build resilient social protection systems.
REDUCING INEQUALITY IN THE DECADE OF ACTION TO ACHIEVE  THE SDGS AND ACCELERATE POSTPANDEMIC RECOVERY
This policy brief was developed to assist policymakers in unpacking and understanding inequality in relation to achieving the SDGs in the ASEAN region and inform the initiatives of ASEAN sectoral bodies to build back better from the pandemic.
WRC5 Joint Communique
The Joint Communique sets out the agreements reached at the conclusion of the 5th Edition of the World Reconstruction Conference on 23-25 May 2022 in Bali, Indonesia.
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This contributing paper examines the interplay between official adaptive social protection (ASP) and grassroots efforts based on a case study of the rural reconstruction and recovery that took place after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan, China.
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This paper's purpose is to develop an analytical framework for estimating the behavioral effects of disasters and their economic consequences. The reduction of these losses represents the benefits of pre-disaster mitigation and post-disaster recovery.
Sri Lanka 2016 PDNA
This PDNA covers the damage and losses across various sectors following heavy rainfall and flooding in Vietnam in 2016. A recovery strategy proposing a long-term plan to strengthen the country’s preparedness for future disasters.