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Evaluation of the Global Cluster for Early Recovery



As Cluster Lead Agency, UNDP has commissioned an independent prospective evaluation on the overall effectiveness of early recovery coordination, and the most appropriate way to support Early Recovery in the future.


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?

The revised IASC Gender with Age Marker (GAM) – is now LIVE!! The IASC Gender with Age Marker (GAM) looks at the extent to which essential programming actions address gender- and age-related differences in humanitarian response. In addition to measuring programme effectiveness, it is a valuable teaching and self-monitoring tool, allowing organizations to learn by doing in developing programs that respond to all aspects of diversity.

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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