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What is 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 Information Management for Early Recovery toolbox is updated. The toolkits respectively aim to improve the flow of critical coordination information during an Emergency response, and to enable the flow of critical information during the response to development and government partners. NEW RESOURCES are available.

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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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E-learning : Early Recovery in Humanitarian Action


The course aims to 1) Provide an overview of the key aspects of Early Recovery, 2) Explore topics of general interest such as the Humanitarian Programme Cycle...


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