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Guidance Note on Early Recovery

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Cluster Working Group on Early Recovery (CWGER), UNDG-ECHA Working Group on Transistion.
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Geneva, United Nation Development Programme Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, 2008

The specific aims of this guidance is to: help practitioners understand the particular complexities of early recovery environments, and appreciate the diverse range of actors involved in planning and implementing early recovery activities; to establish some basic guiding principles and minimum standards of intervention for early recovery; to provide tools and resources for practitioners working on early recovery across a range of functions as well as to set the stage for an effective handover to longer-term recovery processes.