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#ResilienceSunday - Preventing crises, enabling recovery

How can we make developing countries resilient to threats posed by conflicts and disasters? Here are some of the most popular #ResilienceSunday tweets and Facebook posts. Join the global discussion on preventing crisis and enabling recovery - we’d love your input!


  1. Syrian Refugee Crisis in Jordan
  2. One in five citizens in Bosnia and Herzegovina may possess an illegal firearm. As much as 10 acts of violence occur weekly involving illegal weapons---that's nearly 521 incidents that could be prevented.

    On #ResilienceSunday, UNDP Bosnia and Herzegovina is working hard to reduce illegal weapons through the "Choose Life Without Weapons" campaign with partners UNICEF DFID - UK Department for International Development European Commission SEESAC International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement World Future Council, OSCE – The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

    Photo: Irfan Redzovic
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  4. On #ResilienceSunday, we're sharing an old but beloved photo from UNDP Pakistan. After the 2010 floods, women in the province of Sindh, Pakistan took UNDP construction training classes, learned masonry and rebuilt their communities.

    Pictured are the first female masons of Sindth province to continue work as masons, traditionally a profession for men in Pakistan.
    Photo: Saotomi Kato
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  6. When a crisis strikes, we help build more resilient communities and lay the best possible ground work for longer-term development.

    For #ResilienceSunday read more about this crisis and prevention focus area here:
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  8. Rwanda, 20 Years Later