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Early Recovery in current crisis

Early Recovery

During and immediately after a crisis, urgent action is required to save lives. At the same time, from the start of humanitarian, time critical interventions which lay the foundations for sustainable recovery and a speedy return to longer term development are also imprerative.                                                                                                             E-learning : Early Recovery in humanitarian action

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ER in the New Way of Working

We must return our focus to the people at the centre of the crises, moving beyond short-term, supply-driven response towards demand-driven outcomes reducing need and vulnerability. It requires to set aside institutional labels of “development” or “humanitarian”, working together over multi-year horizons with the SDGs as our common results and accountability framework.

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Do you know?

Since first piloted in 2009, the IASC Gender Marker has challenged all of us humanitarians to think about Gender in the Needs, Activities and Outputs of humanitarian projects and programmes. Thanks to a comprehensive review in 2014, the IASC Gender Marker has undergone rigorous revision and was piloted in a series of countries in 2015-2017.                          New material available. 

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Tools & Resources


Find here Coordination tools and illustrations, Information Management toolkits, e-learning providing an overview of the key aspects of Early Recovery and explore topics of general interest such as the Humanitarian Programme Cycle...


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About the Global Cluster for Early Recovery


The Global Cluster for Early Recovery (GCER) leads global and interagency efforts to estabilsh and maintain standards and policy, build response capacity and operational support.


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Core documents