Early Recovery (ER) is an approach that addresses recovery needs that arise during the humanitarian phase of an emergency, using humanitarian mechanisms that align with development principles. It enables people to use the benefts of humanitarian action to seize development opportunities, builds resilience, and establishes a sustainable process of recovery from crisis.

 

Each of the topics below introduces a specifc aspect of Early Recovery, and links to Early Recovery documents for more detail.

ABOUT GLOBAL CLUSTER FOR EARLY RECOVERY

The Global Cluster for Early Recovery leads global and inter-agency efforts to establish and maintain standards and policy, build response capacity and operational support.

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INTEGRATING EARLY RECOVERY

Successful practices for the integration of Early Recovery in humanitarian response are context specific, with key variables depending on: the type of crisis, the capacity and leadership role played by clusters and governments, the existing resilience of affected communities, and the pre-crisis engagement of the international community.

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EARLY RECOVERY PROGRAMMING

Early Recovery programming aims to generate self-sustaining, nationally-owned processes through the provision of specific programmatic actions.

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DONORS & KEY PARTNERS

Early recovery requires the participation of all actors involved in supporting affected populations during the humanitarian phase to ensure its integration into all approaches, strategies and activities.

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CONTACTS

Contact us through the Early Recovery Help Desk or the discussion forum.

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